The Aesthetics of Violence in the Prophets

The Aesthetics of Violence in the Prophets

eBook - 2010
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At the 2006 annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, the Prophetic Texts in their Ancient Contexts section devoted a session to the theme The Aesthetics of Violence.€€ Participants were invited to explore€ multiple dimensions of prophetic€ texts and their violent rhetoric.€ The results were rich-- engaging discussion of violent images in ancient Near Eastern art and in modern film, as well as advancing our understanding of the poetic skill required for invoking terror through words. This volume collects those essays as well as others especially commissione.
Publisher: New York : T & T Clark, c2010.
ISBN: 9780567571427
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 187 p.) : ill.


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