Overview:Studies in the Semiotics of Biblical Law - JSOT Supplement 314 - This book explains and illustrates a variety of semiotic issues in the study of biblical law. Commencing with a review of relevant literature in linguistics, philosophy, semiotics and psychology, it examines biblical law in terms of its users, its medium and its message. It criticizes our use of the notion of 'literal meaning', at the level of both words and sentences, preferring to see meaning constructed by the narrative images that the language evokes. These images may come from either social experience or cultural narratives. Speech performance is important, both in the negotiation of the law and the narratives of its communication. Non-linguistic semiotic phenomena, utilizing other senses and involving such notions as space and time, also need to be taken into account. For the early biblical period, at least, conceptions of law based upon modern models need to be replaced by the notion of 'wisdom-laws'. Amongst the issues addressed in the course of the argument are the structure of the Decalogue, the role in the law of (Greenberg's) 'postulates', 'covenant renewal' and 'talionic punishment'.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603728461-9781841271507. It was written by the following authors: Bernard S. Jackson. Book Studies in the Semiotics of Biblical Law - JSOT Supplement 314, which can be read online, published by the company: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Business, Finance, Law, Reference, Spirituality, Beliefs, Language. The book was published on 2000-11-01 00:00:00. It has 338 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 650 g. File for download Studies in the Semiotics of Biblical Law - JSOT Supplement 314 has PDF format and is called studies-in-the-semiotics-of-biblical-law-jsot-supplement-314.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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