Examines eleven passages in the book of the prophet Ezekiel that can be understood as metaphorical narratives. This book includes metaphorical narratives examined in an order where consideration can be given not only to the metaphor itself, but also to the types of metaphors that Ezekiel used.
James Durlesser is Lecturer in Biblical Languages at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.
Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Ezekiel 34: The Metaphorical Narrative of the Wicked Shepherds, the Sheep, and the Good Shepherd; 2. Ezekiel 15, 17, 19:10-14: Metaphorical Narratives of the Vine; 3. Ezekiel 19:1-9: The Metaphorical Narrative of the Lioness and her Cubs; 4. Ezekiel 16 and 23: Metaphorical Narratives of Adultery; 5. Ezekiel 27: The Metaphorical Narrative of the Sinking of the Tyrian Merchant Ship; 6. Ezekiel 31: Metaphorical Narrative of the Cedar Tree; 7. Ezekiel 29:1-6a and 32:1-16: Metaphorical Narratives about a Water Monster; Conclusion; Bibliography; Subject Index; Author Index.