'I Lifted My Eyes and Saw' Hardback

Reading Dream and Vision Reports in the Hebrew Bible

by Hayes, Elizabeth R.

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'I Lifted My Eyes and Saw'

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This volume addresses the rhetorical function and impact of vision and dream accounts in the Hebrew Bible. The contributors explore the exegetical, rhetorical, and structural aspects of the vision and dream accounts in the Hebrew Bible, focusing on prophetic vision reports. Several contributors employ a diachronic approach as they explore the textual relationship between the vision reports and the oracular material. Others focus on the rhetorical aspects of the vision reports in their final form and discuss why vision reporting may be used to convey a message. Another approach employed looks at reception history and investigates how this type of text has been understood by past exegetes. A few chapters consider the inter-textual relationship of the various vision reports in the Hebrew Bible, focusing on shared themes and motifs. There are also papers that deal with the ways in which select texts in the Hebrew Bible portray dream/vision interpreters and their activities.

'I Lifted My Eyes and Saw' was published by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC in July 2014. The ISBN for 'I Lifted My Eyes and Saw' is 9780567605665.

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Details for 'I Lifted My Eyes and Saw'

Book FormatHardback
PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC (July 2014)
Number of Pages272
Thickness41 mm
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
Product Code4267325
Page last updated 9th December 2018
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