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Linguistics and Biblical Hebrew

Edited by Walter R. Bodine

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$54.50 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-931464-55-3

336 pages
6" × 9"
1992

Linguistics and Biblical Hebrew

Edited by Walter R. Bodine

The essays in this volume arose out of the Society of Biblical Literature section on linguistics and Biblical Hebrew and have been selected to provide a summary and statement of the state of the question with regard to a number of areas of investigation. The sixteen articles are organized into sections on phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, discourse analysis, historical/comparative linguistics, and graphemics.

 

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The essays in this volume arose out of the Society of Biblical Literature section on linguistics and Biblical Hebrew and have been selected to provide a summary and statement of the state of the question with regard to a number of areas of investigation. The sixteen articles are organized into sections on phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, discourse analysis, historical/comparative linguistics, and graphemics.

Editor’s Preface

Abbreviations

Introduction

Walter R. Bodine - The Study of Linguistics and Biblical Hebrew

Phonology: Structural

Monica S. Devens - What Descriptive Phonologists Do: One Approach to the Study of Language, with Particular Attention to Biblical Hebrew

E. J. Revell - The Development of Segol in an Open Syllable as a Reflex of a: An Exercise in Descriptive Phonology

Phonology: Generative

Edward L. Greenstein - An Introduction to a Generative Phonology of Biblical Hebrew

Gregory Enos - Phonological Considerations in the Study of Hebrew Phonetics: An Introductory Discussion

Morphology

W. Randall Garr - The Linguistic Study of Morphology

Gary A. Rendsburg - Morphological Evidence for Regional Dialects in Ancient Hebrew

Syntax

Walter R. Bodine - How Linguists Study Syntax

Barry L. Bandstra - Word Order and Emphasis in Biblical Hebrew Narrative: Syntactic Observations on Genesis 22 from a Discourse Perspective

Semantics

Harold P. Scanlin - The Study of Semantics in General Linguistics

James Barr - Hebrew Lexicography: Informal Thoughts

Discourse Analysis

Peter J. MacDonald - Discourse Analysis and Biblical Interpretation

R. E. Longacre - Discourse Perspective on the Hebrew Verb: Affirmation and Restatement

Historical/Comparative Linguistics

Alice Faber - Innovation, Retention, and Language Comparison: An Introduction to Historical/Comparative Linguistics

John Huehnergard - Historical Phonology and the Hebrew Piel

Graphemics

M. O’Connor - Writing Systems and Native-Speaker Analyses

Stephen J. Lieberman - Toward a Graphemics of the Tiberian Bible

Appendix

Walter R. Bodine - Bibliography

Indexes

Index of Authorities

Index of Scripture References

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