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Author Dille, Sarah J.
Title Mixing metaphors : God as mother and father in Deutero-Isaiah / Sarah J. Dille.
Imprint London ; New York : T & T Clark International, 2004.

Author Dille, Sarah J.
Series Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 398
Gender, culture, theory ; 13
Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 398.
Gender, culture, theory ; 13.
Subject Bible. Isaiah, XL-LV -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
God -- Motherhood -- Biblical teaching.
God -- Fatherhood -- Biblical teaching.
Metaphor in the Bible.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 200 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-186)-and indexes.
Contents Understanding metaphor -- Kinship and birth in Deutero-Isaiah and ancient Israel -- Like a woman in labor: Isaiah 42:8-17 -- YHWH's sons and daughters: Isaiah 43:1-7 -- The divine artisan: Isaiah 45:9-13 -- Can a mother forget? Isaiah 49:13-23 -- Divine husband and father: Isaiah 50:1-3 -- Conclusions.
Summary While most treatments of biblical metaphor examine individual metaphors in isolation, Sarah J. Dille presents a model for interpretation based on their interaction with one another. Using Lakoff and Johnson's category of "metaphoric coherence", she argues that when nonconsistent or contradictory metaphors appear together in a literary unit, the areas of overlap (coherence) are highlighted in each. Using the images of father and mother in Deutero-Isaiah as a starting point, she explores how these images interact with others: for example, the divine warrior, the redeeming kinsman, the artisan of.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 9780826469694 (electronic bk.)
0826469698 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 285597603
Additional Format Print version: Dille, Sarah J. Mixing metaphors. London ; New York : T & T Clark International, 2004 0826471560 9780826471567 (DLC) 2004426904 (OCoLC)55731555

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