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By Andre Lemaire

This quantity publishes the papers given by way of invitation on the seventeenth Congress of the foreign association for the learn of the previous testomony, which was once held in Basel from 5-10 August 2001.
It provides a state-of-the-art of the present exegesis of the Hebrew Bible, considering the most recent examine commonly linguistics and semitic philology, in addition to textual feedback (Massora Magna, Septuagint, Qumran manuscripts), ethno-sociology and archaeology. Feminist religious study are duly represented in addition to the final study on literary feedback at the Pentateuch, specifically in its relation to different historical close to jap texts (Neo-assyrian and Aramaic inscriptions). eventually, contributions throw gentle at the challenge of spiritual interpretation of the Bible (Resurrection of the useless and Biblical Theology).

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Alessandro Duranti argues that much of Austin's thinking is anticipated in the work of the British anthropologist Bronislaw Malinowski (1884-1942), Linguistic Anthropology, Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics (Cambridge, 1997), pp. 215-218; see pp. 90-91 on Malinowski and Firth. DISCOURSE LINGUISTICS AND THE STUDY OF BIBLICAL HEBREW 2I dause or sentence, induding problems of topic, theme, reference, and time structure. A third area of discourse linguistics concerns the language patterns characteristic of specialized groups of texts, from news reports to poems.

Kärat 'to make [a covenant]'); l'mr is used most often with the latter two categories. 55 sometimes difficult to determine, as Miller sometimes recognizes; there are a few cases in which she indudes in the frame material that seems to me not to belong there; see Miller, pp. 358-359 (IKgs 21,14-15; 2Kgs 5,8--g). On previous attempts to explain ['mr, see Miller, pp. 169-174, and Samuel A. Meier, Speaking qfSpeaking: Marking Direet Discourse in the Hebrew Bible, Vetus Testamenturn Supplement 46 (Leiden, 1992), pp.

9 the cupbearer speaks, waydabber ... {emör, and since he is about to remind Pharaoh of having jailed hirn, his response is dispreferred (it is best not to remind kings of their foibles, and indeed the cupbearer takes the blame on hirnseID; (b) in v. 16 Joseph is assenting to Pharaoh's re quest far an interpretation of his dream but also insists that it derives not from hirnself but from God (cf. v. 28); again, disagreeing with a king is dispreferred. The other occurrence of {'mr (v. 15) involves second-hand speech and is thus non-prototypical.

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