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This book examines the nature of Augustinian time as the unfathomable yet permanent focus of the present. What are the implications for Augustine’s confessional discourse? How to reconcile the brevity of time’s focus with eternity’s longueur and the rhetoric of digression?
By Dong-Hyuk Kim
In Early Biblical Hebrew, Late Biblical Hebrew, and Linguistic Variability, Dong-Hyuk Kim offers a sociolinguistic evaluation of the issue of the linguistic dating of biblical texts.
Edited by Jan van der Watt, Radboud University Nijmegen
The question ‘Which is the real Jesus’ is approached from different perspectives, illustrating the role the quest for the historical Jesus plays within a wider framework, including not only historical, but also philosophical and hermeneutical issues.
Enikö Nemeth, University of Szeged and Károly Bibok, University of Szeged
Recently, the investigation of word meaning in utterances has connected two different fields: lexical semantics and pragmatics. A new linguistic discipline, namely lexical pragmatics, is emerging. This volume explores the interaction between lexical semantics and pragmatics.
Edited by S. La Porta and D. Shulman
Recognizing the seemingly universal notion of a grammatical cosmos, this volume addresses the question of how grammar and culturally encoded sounds and signs provide cognitive maps of reality in a variety of great civilizations.
Heinrich F. Plett, Universität Duisburg-Essen
The present study provides an extensive treatment of the topic of enargeia on the basis of the classical and humanist sources of its theoretical foundation. These serve as the basis for detailed analyses of verbal and pictorial works of the Classical Antiquity and the Early Modern Age.
Edited by Jane Beal, Colorado Christian University
In Illuminating Moses: A History of Reception, readers discover the roles of Moses from the Exodus to the Renaissance--law-giver, leader, prophet, writer, man of God--and their impact on Jewish and Christian cultures.
Edited by Jan Lucassen, International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, and Free University of Amsterdam Leo Lucassen, Leiden University, and Patrick Manning, University of Pittsburgh
Migration plays a crucial role in the development of human societies. This book offers an overview of the state of the art in disciplines that study the ‘deep past’ and shows how historians and social scientists can profit from their insights.
Heinrich F. Plett
The subject of this book is literary rhetoric which is treated both in a historical outline and a systematic concept, implemented in analyses of literary texts of all ages and languages.
Edited by Laurent Pernot
This volume gathers over forty papers by leading scholars in the field of the history of rhetoric. It illustrates the current trends of this new area of research and covers the Bible, Classical Antiquity, Medieval and Modern Europe, Chinese and Corean civilization, and the contemporary world. ...
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