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Jeremiah's and Ezekiel's sign-acts [electronic resource] / Kelvin G. Friebel.

By: Friebel, Kelvin G, 1952-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 283.Publisher: Sheffield : Sheffield Academic, c1999Description: 1 online resource (535 p.).ISBN: 9780567176066 (electronic bk.); 0567176061 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Ezekiel -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. Jeremiah -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Nonverbal communication | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Prophets | Jeremia (bijbelboek) | Ezechi�el (bijbelboek) | Wonderen | Non-verbale communicatieGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Jeremiah's and Ezekiel's sign-acts.DDC classification: 224.206 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; Abbreviations; Chapter 1 THEORETICAL BASES FOR UNDERSTANDING JEREMIAH'S AND EZEKIEL'S SIGN-ACTS; Chapter 2 JEREMIAH'S AND EZEKIEL'S SIGN-ACTS; Chapter 3 SIGN-ACTS AS NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION; Chapter 4 THE RHETORIC OF JEREMIAH'S AND EZEKIEL'S SIGN-ACTS; Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors.
Summary: The books of Jeremiah and Ezekiel contain the majority of the biblical accounts of prophetic sign-actions. By analysing these two prophets' actions according to the terms and concepts used in studies of nonverbal communication and rhetoric, this work seeks to bring conceptual and terminological clarity to the discussion of prophetic sign-acts and to enhance the perception of the prophets as persuasive communicators. Rather than prophetic sign-acts being viewed as having a magical derivation or as being inherently efficacious in bringing about what they portray, the sign-acts are viewed as bein.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [468]-502) and indexes.

Preface; Abbreviations; Chapter 1 THEORETICAL BASES FOR UNDERSTANDING JEREMIAH'S AND EZEKIEL'S SIGN-ACTS; Chapter 2 JEREMIAH'S AND EZEKIEL'S SIGN-ACTS; Chapter 3 SIGN-ACTS AS NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION; Chapter 4 THE RHETORIC OF JEREMIAH'S AND EZEKIEL'S SIGN-ACTS; Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors.

The books of Jeremiah and Ezekiel contain the majority of the biblical accounts of prophetic sign-actions. By analysing these two prophets' actions according to the terms and concepts used in studies of nonverbal communication and rhetoric, this work seeks to bring conceptual and terminological clarity to the discussion of prophetic sign-acts and to enhance the perception of the prophets as persuasive communicators. Rather than prophetic sign-acts being viewed as having a magical derivation or as being inherently efficacious in bringing about what they portray, the sign-acts are viewed as bein.

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