Swallowing the Scroll

Swallowing the Scroll

Textuality and the Dynamics of Discourse in Ezekiel's Prophecy

eBook - 1989
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In this original study, Dr Davis argues that Ezekiel's place in the history of prophecy is overdue for reassessment. As against current views that Ezekiel represents the collapse of prophetism into priestly and scribal forms, she argues that something radically different in prophecy begins with Ezekiel. Ezekiel represents the creation of a new literary idiom for prophecy. He develops an archival speech form oriented less toward current events than to reshaping the tradition. He has taken a step backward from direct confrontation with an audience as the basic dynamic of communication, and has m.
Publisher: Sheffield, England : Almond Press, 1989
ISBN: 9780567319135
Characteristics: 1 online resource (184 pages)


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