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By Mark J. Boda, Carol J. Dempsey, LeAnn Snow Flesher

This quantity showcases fresh exploration of the portrait of Daughter Zion as she appears to be like in biblical Hebrew poetry. utilizing Carleen Mandolfos Daughter Zion Talks again to the Prophets (Society of Biblical Literature, 2007) as some extent of departure, the members to this quantity discover just like Daughter Zion in its many dimensions in numerous texts within the Hebrew Bible. methods used diversity from poetic, rhetorical, and linguistic to sociological and ideological. To carry the dialog complete circle, Carleen Mandolfo engages in a dialogic reaction along with her interlocutors.

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Daughter Zion: Her Portrait, Her Response

This quantity showcases contemporary exploration of the portrait of Daughter Zion as she appears to be like in biblical Hebrew poetry. utilizing Carleen Mandolfos Daughter Zion Talks again to the Prophets (Society of Biblical Literature, 2007) as some degree of departure, the members to this quantity discover a twin of Daughter Zion in its many dimensions in numerous texts within the Hebrew Bible.

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In other words, the prophets were both radical and conservative, creative and traditional. 42. Shields (Circumscribing the Prostitute, 86–87) reminds us that though hearers may have been familiar from Hosea’s use of the marriage trope, the metaphoric language using the female as a source domain (my wording here) would have worked best if it had not become trite and a cliché. GREEN: COGNITIVE LINGUISTICS 33 deviant females (of various sorts), and also grape stock somehow gone bad. Royal leaders and their surrogates are shown forgetful and irresponsible, willing to risk the patrimonial legacy as they barter it for the uncertain goods to be had from outsiders.

In other words, the collaboration here must be seen in political and economic terms as well as within a religious system. Chaney (“Accusing,” 110–21) summarizes what “baal” sponsors and underwrites: a particular way of life of elites, centered on maintaining profitable production and unambiguous reproduction, with issues of legitimate inheritance clear. 46. Keefe, Woman’s Body, 10–11, 42–65. 47 This “secret” is one of her points I have found most intriguing. I do not, however, find the link essential, any more than I hold that the vineyard planted at great cost and then somehow gone bad is inherently connected with monotheism.

25 That is, part of the target is highlighted by a particular source, while other aspects of it remain hidden or obscure; and certain elements of the source are utilized when asked to illumine a target, while others lie more unused. 26 A target (Yahwism under threat) can be built from many sources (including but not restricted to household under stress). 27 When I concluded that I had named target (“idolatry”) and source (“adultery”) at least adequately, it appeared that “vine stock gone bad” did not gain much illumination in the marriage metaphor, and that gender situations such as the rape of an unwilling 24.

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