Dynamics of Biblical Parallelism

Dynamics of Biblical Parallelism

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By (author) Adele Berlin

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  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 192 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 226mm x 13mm | 181g
  • Publication date: 1 September 1992
  • Publication City/Country: Bloomington, IN
  • ISBN 10: 0253207657
  • ISBN 13: 9780253207654
  • Edition: New edition
  • Edition statement: New edition
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 1,006,886

Product description

For years scholars of biblical poetry have defined parallelism as the simple correspondence of one verse, phrase, or word with another. In this book, Adele Berlin approaches biblical parallelism as a linguistic phenomenon, as a complex interplay among all aspects of language. Her goal is to get at the basics of what biblical parallelism is and how it works. Berlin's examination of the grammatical, lexical, semantic, phonetic, structural, and psychological aspects of parallelism yields an elegantly simple model that reveals the complex workings of this phenomenon. Her book will be a valuable guide for both scholars and students of biblical poetry.

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