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Bibil Identifier bibil:213190
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Hortatory Discourse and Psalm 96
Author Tucker, Jr., W. Dennis
Journal Vetus Testamentum (Volume: 61, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 119-132 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Discourse analysis has been applied to numerous narrative texts in the Hebrew Bible, yet its use with poetic texts remains infrequent. This study tests the thesis that hortatory discourse in poetic texts resembles and reflects the structures of hortatory discourse present within narrative material. Frequently the word order and construction of lines within Hebrew poetry have been attributed to poetic style, free variation, or rhetorical structure, among other suggestions, yet this analysis of Psalm 96 suggests that word order may be explained based on the discourse employed in the psalm.
DOI 10.1163/156853311X548578
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Literature : Genres and Forms : Speech
Pericopes Psalms 96
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