Childbirth as a metaphor for crisis: evidence from the ancient Near East, the Hebrew Bible and 1QH XI,1 - 18

Introduction -- The scope of this book -- Definitions of metaphor -- The approach to metaphor in this book -- Birth as event and metaphor in the ancient Near East -- The sources -- The experience of birth -- The experience of birth becomes a metaphor -- Birth as event and metaphor in the Hebrew Bibl...

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Published in:Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft
Main Author: Bergmann, Claudia D.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Berlin [u.a.] De Gruyter 2008
In:Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft
Reviews:, in: CBQ 71 (2009) 851-852 (Weiss, Andrea L.)
, in: JHScr 10 (2010)*=PHScr 7, 10 (2010)*=PHScr 7,706-710 (Stovell, Beth)
, in: CrSt 33 (2012) 984-985 (Gianto, Agustinus)
, in: BBR 21 (2011) 112-114 (Klingbeil, Gerald A.)
[Rezension von: Bergmann, Claudia D., Childbirth as a metaphor for crisis] (2009) (Häusl, Maria, 1964 - )
Series/Journal:Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 382
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Masoretic text / Birth / Metaphor / Crisis
B Qumran Scrolls / Birth / Metaphor / Crisis
Further subjects:B Literature, Ancient History and criticism
B Qumran Scrolls
B Dead Sea Scrolls
B Masoretic text
B Motivgeschichte Subject
B Metaphor in the Bible
B Birth
B Thesis
B Childbirth Religious aspects
B Metaphor
B Metaphor in literature
B Bible Criticism, interpretation, etc
B Bible. Old Testament Criticism, interpretation, etc
B Disasters Religious aspects
B Childbirth Biblical teaching
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Summary:Introduction -- The scope of this book -- Definitions of metaphor -- The approach to metaphor in this book -- Birth as event and metaphor in the ancient Near East -- The sources -- The experience of birth -- The experience of birth becomes a metaphor -- Birth as event and metaphor in the Hebrew Bible -- Birth as an event in the Hebrew Bible -- Birth as a metaphor in the Bebrew Bible -- The biblical birth metaphor for cases of local crisis -- War imagery and bad news -- War imagery -- Divine punishment imagery -- The biblical birth metaphor for cases of universal crisis -- Texts -- The biblical birth metaphor for cases of personal crisis -- Engulfment imagery -- War imagery -- Prophetic vision imagery -- 1QH XI, 1-18: the birth metaphor at Qumran -- 1QH XI, 1-18 within the corpus of the Hodayot -- The identity of the mothers and the children in 1QH XI, 1-18 -- Interpreting 1QG XI, 1-18 in light of the birth metaphor -- 1QH XI, 1-18 : personal and universal crisis
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:3110200422