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God is an Earthquake: Destabalising Metaphor in Hosea 11

Blair, Merryl (2007) God is an Earthquake: Destabalising Metaphor in Hosea 11. Australian Biblical Review. pp. 34-42. ISSN 0045-0308

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    This study suggests a method for examining the rhetorical function of metaphor. using an interanimation theory to examine word placement in Hosea 11, it demonstrates that words work together to construct a metaphorical space in which inadequate world views are destabilised and new world views are constructed.

    Item Type: Published Articles
    Repository Version: Proofs
    Keywords (separated by commas): Hosea, Old Testament, hermeneutics, metaphor, world view
    Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
    Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
    Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
    Subject Area(s): B - Old Testament
    Association with University of Divinity: STC: Stirling Theological College
    Depositing User: Cate Headey
    Date Deposited: 17 May 2010 15:38
    Last Modified: 12 Mar 2012 10:25
    URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/388

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