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The rhetorical composition and function of Hebrews 11

in light of example lists in antiquity

by Michael R. Cosby

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Published by Mercer in Macon, Ga .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. N.T. Hebrews XI -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael R. Cosby.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2775.2 .C67 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 132 p. ;
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2050007M
    ISBN 100865543208
    LC Control Number88027570

    The pastoral/rhetorical principle is based on the primary genre and the two subgenres of Hebrews’ “word of exhortation” and is validated by its tone, vocabulary and literary approach to the readers’ problems. We use the term “pastoral” here because Hebrews is a . Misunderstanding Hebrews and Faith. Coyne points to one Christian source, Hebrews , and tells us it clearly expresses that faith is wish-thinking. Which is an odd conclusion for him to draw: Hebrews by itself doesn’t express anything clearly. It’s part of an extended discourse on faith.

    As a preliminary to that debate, this article examines the rhetorical function of the warning passages in Hebrews, in order to elucidate their role in the structure and argument of the book as a whole. It is an exegetical study rather than a doctrinal one, but not because the formulation of doctrine is somehow abhorrent or unnecessary. One of the focal issues surrounding contemporary studies of Hebrews concerns the book's elusive structure. This volume presents an examination of previous proposals and a fresh attempt at unlocking Hebrews' organizational first part of the volume critically assesses past efforts at outlining Hebrews. Following a history of investigation, the various approaches to the structure 4/5(1).

      That rhetorical action is grounded by context and intersubjectivity resonates with other work that has been influential in the disciplines of rhetoric, composition, and profession writing, which include Suchman’s () Human – Machine Configurations: Plans and Situated Actions, which draws upon ethnomethodology to operationalize the. Chiasm and the Concept of Faith in Hebrews 11 (Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob), although he acknowledges that it. may refer to all the exemplars of faith mentioned in verses 4. 19 The solutions proposed by these scholars are legitimate be- cause the language of sojourning and looking forward in verses. 13 16 clearly parallels verses 9


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Rhetorical composition and function of Hebrews 11 --Function of Hebrews 11 in its total context --Rhetorical study of Hebrews 11 --Appendix A: Use of exempla according to the rhetorical handbooks --Introduction --A.

Aristotle's Rhetoric --B. Rhetorica ad Alexandrum --C. Rhetorica ad Herennium --D. Cicero --E. Quintilian --F. Conclusions. Rhetorl Comp & Func of Hebrews 11 [Cosby, Michael R.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rhetorl Comp & Func of Hebrews 11Author: Michael R.

Cosby. Hebrews is the most accomplished writing in the New Testament. The unknown author's command of the art of rhetoric is universally recognized. He was evidently well educated by the standards of Hellenistic education of the time. His use of Greek is more cultivated than that of Paul, and he makes greater use of rhetorical devices than by: See further M.

Cosby, “The Rhetorical Composition and Function of Hebrews 11 in Light of Example-lists in Antiquity” The rhetorical composition and function of Hebrews 11 book, Emory University, ); W.

Towner, The Rabbinic “Enumeration c,f Scriptural Examples”: A Study of a Rabbinic Pattern of Discourse with Specific Reference to Mek­ hilta d’ R. Ishmael (Leiden: E. have been cited as parallels to Hebrews 11 is actually quite modest, and they are of sufficiently different composition and function that it is doubtful that their authors were following a set pattern when composing them’, Cosby, Rhetorical Composition, p.

6 A.D. Bulley, in Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses 25 (),   Eisenbaum, Pamela Michelle. The Jewish Heroes of Christian History: Hebrews 11 in Literary Context. SBL Dissertation Series Atlanta: Scholars Press, Cosby, Michael R. The Rhetorical Composition and Function of Hebrews In Light of Example Lists in Antiquity.

Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, In our lesson on the content and structure of Hebrews, we've seen three elements of the recurring content in the book. Now, let's turn to the second main topic of our lesson: the rhetorical structure of the book of Hebrews.

RHETORICAL STRUCTURE. As we saw in our previous lesson, the original audience of the book of Hebrews was facing persecution. Cosby R. Michael (). The rhetorical composition and function of Hebrews In light of example lists in antiquity. Macon: Mercer University Press.

Olbricht H. Thomas ().Classical rhetorical criticism and historical reconstruction: a critique // The rhetorical interpretation of Scripture: Essays from the Malibu conference. Another rhetorical device in the book of Hebrews is known as exempla.

Exempla are lists of illustrations or examples that follow one after the other to build a persuasive argument for a particular point of view.

This oratorical technique appears in the familiar list of the faithful in Hebrews the rhetorical composition and function of hebrews 11 in light of example lists in antiquity. By Michael R. Cosby.

Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, ; pp. v + $ Hebrews has left us it is not enough to read his sentences one after the other. One must also and above all figure out the composition of the work as a whole.’1 Although this seems self-evident, some scholars do not recognise the importance of structure for understanding the book of Hebrews.2 Those who do consider issues of structure are by 1A.The Rhetorical Composition and Function of Hebrews In Light of Example Lists in Antiquity (Macon: Mercer University, ), argues that Hebrews 11 belongs to the Greco-Roman genre of an ‘Example List’, Thyen, H., Der Stil der Jüdisch-Hellenistischen Homilie (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, ), is correct in arguing that the.

Michael R. Cosby's The Rhetorical Composition and Function of Hebrews 11 provides the most extensive rhetorical analysis of the passage in question. In spite of the title of his book, however. The Rhetorical Composition and Function of Hebrews 11 In Light of Example Lists in Antiquity.

Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, Eisenbaum, Pamela Michelle. The Jewish Heroes of Christian History: Hebrews 11 in Literary Context.

Society of Biblical Literature Dissertation Series Atlanta: Scholars Press, ities. Authorship, date of composition, literary genre, intended audience, purpose, and plan are debated with no real consensus to be found.

This article attempts to further our understanding of the arrangement of Hebrews by way of examining the author's rhetorical use of. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read.

Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. The Rhetorical Composition and Function of Hebrews Macon, GA: Mercer, Google Scholar. DeSilva, David. Perseverance in Gratitude: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews.

Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans. Google Scholar. Baker Book House. Paul's Use of the Old Testament. Grand Rapids, MI. Cosby, M.R. a ' The Rhetorical Composition of Hebrews 11 ', JBL Google Scholar b The Rhetorical Composition and Function of Hebrews 11 in the Light of Example Lists in Antiquity (Macon, GA: Mercer University Press).

See also Michael R. Cosby, The Rhetorical Composition and Function of Hebrews In Light of Example Lists in Antiquity (Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, ); David A.

deSilva, Despising Shame: Honor Discourse and Community Maintenance in the Epistle to the Hebrews, SBLDS (Atlanta: Scholars Press, ), 30–33; Craig R. Rhetorical Function of the Covenant Motif in the Argument of Hebrews (Princeton Theological Monograph Series) Paperback – Ap by Michael D.

Morrison (Author) › Visit Amazon's Michael D. Morrison Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Author: Michael D. Morrison. a much more expansive history of the rhetorical dimensions of biblical studies at different points in time and a broader presentation of the full range of literary approaches in recent centuries as the context of rhetorical criticism, see Phyllis Trible, Rhetorical Criticism: Context, Method, and the Book of Jonah (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, ).Hebrews and Perfection: An Examination of the Concept of Perfection in the “Epistle to the Hebrews”.

SNTSMS Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Roll Call of Faith (Heb. 11) Cosby, Michael R. The Rhetorical Composition and Function of Hebrews 11 in Light of Example Lists in Antiquity. London: SCM, Eisenbaum, Pamela Michelle.The use of tabernacle terminology in Hebrews has been used to date the epistle before the destruction of the temple, the idea being that knowing about the destruction of both Jerusalem and the temple would have influenced the development of the author's overall ore, the most probable date for its composition is the second half of the year 63 or the beginning of 64, according to.