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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: 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
Subjects: B - Old Testament
College/Association with University of Divinity: STC: Stirling Theological College
Depositing User: Users 2 not found.
Date Deposited: 17 May 2010 05:38
Last Modified: 11 Mar 2012 23:25
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/388

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