Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)
Library,Documentation and Information Science Division

“A research journal serves that narrow

borderland which separates the known from the unknown”

-P.C.Mahalanobis


Normal view MARC view ISBD view

There is hope for a tree [electronic resource] : the tree as metaphor in Isaiah / Kirsten Nielsen ; [translated by Christine and Frederick Crowley].

By: Nielsen, Kirsten, 1943-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 65.Publisher: Sheffield, England : JSOT Press, c1989Description: 1 online resource (301 p.).ISBN: 9780567110558 (electronic bk.); 0567110559 (electronic bk.).Uniform titles: For et trae er der h�ab. English Subject(s): Bible. Isaiah -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Trees in the Bible | Bible. A.T. Isa�ie. I-XXXIX -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Arbres dans la Bible | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Prophets | Jesaja (bijbelboek) | Metaforen | Bomen (biologie) | Hoop | Bible O.T Isaiah MetaphorGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: There is hope for a tree.DDC classification: 224/.106 Other classification: 11.41 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; Abbreviations; INTRODUCTION; PART A: METHODOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS; Chapter 1 PROTO-ISAIAH AS TRADITIONAL LITERATURE AND RELIGIOUS UTILITY LITERATURE; Chapter 2 THE USE OF IMAGERY IN THE OLD TESTAMENT; PART B: TEXTUAL ANALYSES; Chapter 3 THE TREE AS A CENTRAL METAPHOR IN PROTOISAIAH; Chapter 4 ANALYSIS OF TREE IMAGES IN ISAIAH 1-39; PART C: CONCLUSION; Notes; Bibliography; Index of Biblical References; Index of Authors; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Y; Z.
Summary: Insights gained from the study of metaphorical language in other fields, particularly New Testament parable research, are here applied to the tree metaphors in Isaiah 1-39. The focus of investigation is the content of the metaphors, the intentions underlying their use, and the consequences of that use. The author suggests that (1) the informative function of the tree metaphors is to provide theological interpretations of the political situation; (2) the performative function of the metaphors is to engage the audience in such a way that they adopt the metaphors' interpretation of reality as th.
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
No physical items for this record

Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-289) and indexes.

Preface; Abbreviations; INTRODUCTION; PART A: METHODOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS; Chapter 1 PROTO-ISAIAH AS TRADITIONAL LITERATURE AND RELIGIOUS UTILITY LITERATURE; Chapter 2 THE USE OF IMAGERY IN THE OLD TESTAMENT; PART B: TEXTUAL ANALYSES; Chapter 3 THE TREE AS A CENTRAL METAPHOR IN PROTOISAIAH; Chapter 4 ANALYSIS OF TREE IMAGES IN ISAIAH 1-39; PART C: CONCLUSION; Notes; Bibliography; Index of Biblical References; Index of Authors; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Y; Z.

Insights gained from the study of metaphorical language in other fields, particularly New Testament parable research, are here applied to the tree metaphors in Isaiah 1-39. The focus of investigation is the content of the metaphors, the intentions underlying their use, and the consequences of that use. The author suggests that (1) the informative function of the tree metaphors is to provide theological interpretations of the political situation; (2) the performative function of the metaphors is to engage the audience in such a way that they adopt the metaphors' interpretation of reality as th.

Description based on print version record.

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.

Other editions of this work

There is hope for a tree by Nielsen, Kirsten, ©1989
Library, Documentation and Information Science Division, Indian Statistical Institute, 203 B T Road, Kolkata 700108, INDIA
Phone no. 91-33-2575 2100, Fax no. 91-33-2578 1412, ksatpathy@isical.ac.in


Visitor Counter