Allusive Soundplay in the Hebrew Bible (Ancient Israel and by Jonathan G. Kline

By Jonathan G. Kline

The first learn to concentration completely at the use within the Hebrew Bible of soundplay to allude to and interpret past literary traditions

This booklet makes a speciality of the way in which the biblical writers used allusive soundplay to build theological discourse, that's, in carrier in their efforts to explain the character of God and God’s dating to humanity. via exhibiting number of biblical books include examples of allusive soundplay hired for this objective, Kline demonstrates that this literary gadget performed an immense position within the development of the biblical textual content as a complete and within the improvement of old Israelite and early Jewish theological traditions.


  • Demonstrates that allusive soundplay used to be a effective compositional process in historic Israel
  • Identifies examples of innerbiblical allusion that experience now not been pointed out before
  • A powerful technique for deciding upon soundplay in innerbiblical allusions

Jonathan G. Kline is affiliate Editor at Hendrickson Publishers. He bought his Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible from Harvard college (2014).

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