Words and Meanings by Peter R. AckroydWords and Meanings by Peter R. Ackroyd

Words and Meanings

byPeter R. Ackroyd, Barnabas Lindars

Paperback | June 11, 2009

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The editors of this volume have gathered a team of scholars to write a series of studies dealing with problems of meaning and interpretation of Old Testament words and ideas. The volume in is honour of Professor D. Winton Thomas, formerly Regius Professor of Hebrew at Cambridge University; its theme is one with which he has been much concerned and the contributors - colleagues, pupils and friends - mainly from Great Britain but also from other countries, offer a variety of meaning, of interpretation and of use, in the biblical text itself and in ancient translations and other writings. The studies thus take further the discussion of meaning and interpretation which is much in evidence today, while holding firmly to the understanding of words in the text itself. The Archbishop writes a forward, emphasising Professor Winton Thomas's contribution to the achievement of accuracy of understanding and to fostering a better appreciation of the need for a sound base to theological statements connected with biblical material.
Title:Words and MeaningsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:260 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.59 inPublished:June 11, 2009Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521112052

ISBN - 13:9780521112055

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Table of Contents

Foreword Archbishop of York; Preface; Abbreviations; 1. Meaning and exegesis Peter R. Ackroyd; 2. On the syntax in Exodus 3:14 Bertil Albrektson; 3. Job 39:25 P. A. H. de Boer; 4. Words and meanings in early Hebrew inscriptions David Diringer and S. P. Brock; 5. 'Another little drink' - Isaiah 28: 1-22 G. R. Driver; 6. Renaming in the Old Testament Otto Eissfeldt; 7. Some difficult words in Genesis 49 J. A. Emerton; 8. Twofold aspects of Hebrew words Georg Fohrer; 9. The linguistic tradition of the Psalter A. E. Goodman; 10. Torah in Deuteronomy Barnabas Lindars; 11. Divine frustration exegetically frustrated Raphael Loewe; 12. The intercession of the covenant mediator James Muilenburg; 13. The ecstatics' father Anthony Phillips; 14. Bible Exegesis and fulfilment in qumran Bleddyn J. Roberts; 15. Genesis 15:7 J. Weingreen; Bibliography; Index of references.