Language and Imagery of the Bible (New edition)

Language and Imagery of the Bible (New edition)

By: G.B. Caird (author)Paperback

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'A very vigorous, detailed and illuminating study of the uses of language, especially of figurative language, in scripture' - Amos N. Wilder, Journal of Biblical LiteratureThe Language and Imagery of the Bible brings the discipline of literary studies to bear on Biblical studies, investigating the various ways in which language us used, demonstrating the non-literal character of much bible language, and arguing that biblical authors were aware of the symbolism and character of their language.

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About Author

G.B. Caird was Professor of Exegesis of Holy Scripture at Oxford, UK.

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/05/1988
  • ISBN13: 9780715615799
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 290
  • ID: 9780715615799
  • weight: 392
  • ISBN10: 0715615793
  • edition: New edition

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