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Bibil Identifier bibil:224535
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Keeping the Faithful: Persuasive Strategies in Psalms 4 and 62
Author Charney, Davida
Journal Journal of Hebrew Scriptures (Volume: 12, Issue: 16)
Year (Publication) 2012
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2012
Year (Copyright) 2012
Year (Reference) 2012
Language English
Pages - Pages
Genre Original
Notes 13 pages.
Abstract Two pieces of rhetorical theory support reading Pss 4 and 62 as arguments to strayers to return to faithfulness. First, amplitude is devoted to direct address of strayers and directives for returning. Second, with positive identification, speakers connect to hearers with shared experiences and values; with negative identification, speakers repel hearers away from rivals by painting them as radical extremists. Modern rhetorical theory proves useful for addressing contested elements of the psalms.
DOI 10.5508/jhs.2012.v12.a16
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Methods : Synchronic Methods : Rhetorical Criticism
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Faithfulness
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Apostasy
Pericopes Psalms 4
Psalms 62
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