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Bibil Identifier bibil:210360
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Priority of Synchronic Text-analysis
Title (English, ) Cognitive Text Comprehension and Interpreting Deuteronomy 4:1–40
Author Wardlaw, Terry R.
Journal HIPHIL Novum (Volume: 7)
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Language English
Pages 1-42 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This investigation first notes the differences between the outlook of more traditional, Enlightenment exegesis and the general approach advocated by Eep Talstra and Christof Hardmeier. Second, following the observations of C.H.J. Van Der Merwe, I outline salient features from Walter Kintsch‘s cognitive model of text comprehension as the theoretical foundation for adjudicating between exegetical models. Third, I present the notions of profile and domain from cognitive semantics, and then relate them to the level of discourse as a means for identifying overarching meaning constructions via extra-canonical intertextuality. Fourth, I use this theoretical model to compare and contrast Talstra‘s diachronic analysis of Moses‘ discourse in Deut 4:1-40 with the reading of J.G. McConville. Thus, the theoretical foundation is laid for identifying and articulating the effect of extra-canonical intertextuality on the construction of meaning in Biblical exegesis for Bible translation, for teaching, and for preaching.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Methods : Synchronic Methods
Pericopes Deuteronomy 4,1-4,40
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