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Irony and meaning in the Hebrew Bible

Carolyn J. Sharp

Irony and meaning in the Hebrew Bible

by Carolyn J. Sharp

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington, Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Irony in the Bible

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCarolyn J. Sharp.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS1199.I7 S53 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16911670M
    ISBN 109780253352446
    LC Control Number2008026280

    The Triumph of Irony in the Book of Judges focuses on the literary quality of the book of Judges. Klein extrapolates the theme of irony in the book of Judges, seeking to prove that it is the main structural element. She points out how this literary device adds to the overall meaning and tone of the book, and what it reveals about the culture of the time. In addition to the myriad editions of the Hebrew Bible (also known as the Tanach) available in book form, the entire Bible can be read in Hebrew and English on Sefaria, an online resource that enables users to search by keyword and provides links to commentaries and other related materials. Below, we outline the contents of the Bible, with.

    Old Testament Hebrew Idioms (Oh, so that’s what it means!) Okay, just because I’m Jewish doesn’t mean that when I read a phrase like“beginning of his strength” (Gen ), I automatically consult my gene pool and come up with the correct meaning: his ly, throughout the Hebrew bible there are hundreds of cultural idioms that, through translation into English, have. *This is a work in progress. Eventually, each book can be clicked on for further information concerning that book. Only those that are finished or in the process of being finished will be available for viewing.

    ENGLISH TRADITION: HEBREW TRANSLITERATION: TRANSLATION: Genesis: B'resheet: In the Beginning: Exodus: Shemot: Names: Leviticus: V'yakra: And He Called: Numbers: B. The Book of Amos consists of three parts: The nations around are summoned to judgment because of their sins (().). He quotes Joel The spiritual condition of Judah, and especially of Israel, is described (().). In are recorded five prophetic visions.


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"This book offers a fascinating exploration of the the presence and the power of irony in the Hebrew bible." (Tony Cartledge, Campbell University Divinity School) "Carolyn Sharp has offered a magnificent exhibit of the thickness of the Hebrew Bible. "[This book] offers a fascinating exploration of the the presence and the power of irony in the Hebrew " (Tony Cartledge Campbell University Divinity School) Sharp (Yale Divinity School) blends theoretically dense literary criticism with careful exegesis to explore the Hebrew Bible's use of s: 1.

“Engaging, erudite, and rich with insight, Sharp's book invites us to dwell between the said and the unsaid, to 'hear word and silence together' in a way that reveals irony at the very core of biblical tradition. This is a must-read for anyone interested in literary criticism, theory, and the Hebrew Bible.”.

Irony and meaning in the Hebrew Bible. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Sharp, Carolyn J.

Irony and meaning in the Hebrew Bible. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource. Sharp devotes special attention to how irony destabilizes dominant ways in which the Bible is read today, especially when it touches on questions of conflict, gender, and the other.

Written by: Carolyn J. Sharp; Narrated by: Jason Zenobia; Length: 13 hours, 39 mins. Get The Audio Book!!!!. Carolyn J. Sharp suggests that many stories in the Hebrew Scriptures may be ironically intended.

Deftly interweaving literary theory and exegesis, Sharp illumines the power of the unspoken in a wide variety of texts from the Pentateuch, the Prophets, and the Writings. Title: Irony and Meaning in the Hebrew Bible By: Carolyn J. Sharp Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: Vendor: Indiana University Press Publication Date: Dimensions: X X (inches) Weight: 1 pound 6 ounces ISBN: ISBN Series: Indiana Studies in Biblical Literature Stock No: WW Irony and Meaning in the Hebrew Bible (Indiana Studies in Biblical Literature) - Kindle edition by Sharp, Carolyn J.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Irony and Meaning in the Hebrew Bible (Indiana Studies in Biblical Literature).Reviews: 1.

"[This book] offers a fascinating exploration of the the presence and the power of irony in the Hebrew " -- Tony Cartledge * Campbell University Divinity School * "'Universes hang in the balance with every act of reading an ironic sacred text'-this first line of the first chapter is the book's 'White Rabbit,' which instantly seduces the reader to follow the author into a newly 4/5(7).

“A sophisticated, provocative reading of the Hebrew Scriptures. "Engaging, erudite, and rich with insight, Sharp's book invites us to dwell between the said and the unsaid, to 'hear word and silence together' in a way that reveals irony at the very core of biblical tradition.

Irony and Meaning in the Hebrew Bible Irony and Meaning in the Hebrew Bible Indiana Series in Biblical Literature: Author: Carolyn J. Sharp: Publisher: Indiana University Press, ISBN: X, Length: pages: SubjectsReviews: 1.

"[This book] offers a fascinating exploration of the the presence and the power of irony in the Hebrew " Campbell University Divinity School - Tony Cartledge Author Carolyn J. Sharp, an associate professor of Hebrew Scriptures at Yale Divinity School, suggests that many stories in the Hebrew Scriptures may be ironically intended.

Irony and Meaning in the Hebrew Bible Sharp, Carolyn J. Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press, pp. xii + $ Description: Was God being ironic in commanding Eve not to eat fruit from the tree of wisdom. Carolyn J. Sharp suggests that many stories in. Get this from a library. Irony and meaning in the Hebrew Bible.

[Carolyn J Sharp] -- Was God being ironic in commanding Eve not to eat fruit from the tree of wisdom. Carolyn J. Sharp suggests that many stories in the Hebrew Scriptures may be ironically intended. Deftly interweaving. Download Citation | Irony and meaning in the Hebrew Bible | Was God being ironic in commanding Eve not to eat fruit from the tree of wisdom.

Carolyn J. Sharp suggests that many stories in the. 8 Irony and Meaning in the Hebrew Bible less sophisticated ways in which language is used to express understand-ing of the mysteries of human nature (elusive enough in itself) and the nature of God (far beyond human understanding; that much, the friends of Job get right).

What Carl Raschke says of a postmodern view of textual. Irony and Meaning in the Hebrew Bible invites the reader to think positively, if you ever find yourself in a bad condition, remember that even if you can lose everything else, your work, your property, your money and even your health knowledge can never be removed from you.

Indiana University Press". In this four-part article series, we’ll look at the book of Jonah with four techniques in mind: 1. irony 2. hyperbole 3. reversal & 4. wordplay. Irony exists in the gaps, between what we are told and what we are meant to understand; between our expectations and what actually happens; between what a character knows and what the narrative reveals.

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Irony and Meaning in the Hebrew Bible. Faculty; $ She argues that reading with irony in mind creates a charged and open rhetorical space in the texts that allows character, narration, and authorial voice to develop in unexpected ways.

Main themes explored here include the ironizing of foreign rulers, the prostitute as icon of the. From the letter itself it is clear that the writer must have had authority in the apostolic church and was an intellectual Hebrew Christian well versed in the OT.

Barnabas meets these requirements. He was a Jew of the priestly tribe of Levi (Ac ) who became a close friend of Paul after the latter's conversion.Irony and meaning in the Hebrew Bible / Carolyn J.

Sharp. Format Book Published Bloomington: Indiana University Press, c Description xii, p. ; 24 cm. Uniform series Indiana studies in biblical literature. Notes Includes bibliographical references (p.

[]) and index. Subject headings Bible.Irony and Meaning in the Hebrew Bible The suppression of essentials, the narrator’s pseudo-objectivity, and the tone rendering the horror as if it were an everyday matter: all these create an.