By Andre Lemaire

ISBN-10: 9004126805

ISBN-13: 9789004126800

This quantity publishes the papers given by means of invitation on the seventeenth Congress of the foreign association for the research of the outdated testomony, which used to be held in Basel from 5-10 August 2001.
It offers a cutting-edge of the present exegesis of the Hebrew Bible, taking into consideration the newest examine as a rule linguistics and semitic philology, in addition to textual feedback (Massora Magna, Septuagint, Qumran manuscripts), ethno-sociology and archaeology. Feminist bible study are duly represented in addition to the final study on literary feedback at the Pentateuch, particularly in its relation to different old close to japanese texts (Neo-assyrian and Aramaic inscriptions). ultimately, contributions throw mild at the challenge of spiritual interpretation of the Bible (Resurrection of the useless and Biblical Theology).

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I will now turn to the question I have just raised, the need to maintain the integrity of a boundary between linguistics and reading. 4. Linguistics and exegesis Before I introduce the final set of arguments, let me summarize. There is a subfield of linguistics called discourse linguistics; it is perhaps less than sometimes advertised but in other respects it is ampler. It provides an entree into a variety of problems relevant to the study of Biblical Hebrew, and the solutions it leads to may aid in the development of modes of reading ever more attentive to the complexities of the texts they are addressing.

For the heart of Meier's explanation, see Meier, p. 135; he provides a survey of the data that complements Miller's, Meier, pp. 94-140. On Meier, see Miller, pp. 171-173,209 n. 117; on Trumer, see p. 173. I know ofTrumer's work only through Miller's summary. It may be worth noting that a number of re cent studies on biblical narrative ignore ['mr, perhaps out of frustration. 53 They are bothjustly critical ofthe treatment in Waltke and O'Connor, Introduetion, on this and other points. 54 See Meier, Speaking qf Speaking, pp.

In this case, the explanation seems straightforward: the action described in Num 22,5-6 sets in motion the major action of the chapter, an action that stretches from v. 5 to V. 21, when Balaam sets out for Moab, and even beyond, to the confrontations with the donkey and the angel in w. 22-35. This is an exegetical observation, not a linguistic one. I will now turn to the question I have just raised, the need to maintain the integrity of a boundary between linguistics and reading. 4. Linguistics and exegesis Before I introduce the final set of arguments, let me summarize.

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