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Bibil Identifier bibil:222594
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Choosing What Is Advantageous: The Relationship between Epideictic and Deliberative Syncrisis in Hebrews
Author Martin, Michael W.
Author Whitlark, Jason A.
Journal New Testament Studies (Volume: 58, Issue: 3)
Year (Publication) 2012
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2012
Year (Copyright) 2012
Year (Reference) 2012
Language English
Pages 379-400 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This study examines deliberative syncrisis and its relationship to epideictic syncrisis in Hebrews, with a view to addressing the question of whether the rhetoric of Hebrews is ultimately epideictic or deliberative in its overall tenor and aim. Building on a previous study of epideictic syncrisis in Hebrews, the study argues that epideictic syncrisis is consistently in service in Hebrews to deliberative syncrisis, providing it with both the logical premise and the topical theme by which it advances the argument. This relationship is key, the study argues, both to Hebrews' structure and to its aim, which are decidedly deliberative in nature.
DOI 10.1017/S0028688512000057
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Epistle to the Hebrews
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Literature : Devices and Figures : Rhetoric
Terms συγκρίνω συγκρινω
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