The Pragmatics of Perception and Cognition in MT Jeremiah 1:1-6:30: A Cognitive Linguistics Approach

The Pragmatics of Perception and Cognition in MT Jeremiah 1:1-6:30: A Cognitive Linguistics Approach

by Elizabeth Hayes
     
 

ISBN-10: 3110202298

ISBN-13: 9783110202298

Pub. Date: 08/19/2008

Publisher: De Gruyter

Perception and cognition – seeing, hearing and understanding – are main themes in the Biblical Hebrew text of Jeremiah 1:1-6:30. This volume examines the text using a cognitive linguistics approach. This recently developed approach allows the modern reader to more fully understand the ancient text by observing aspects of embodied experience that

Overview

Perception and cognition – seeing, hearing and understanding – are main themes in the Biblical Hebrew text of Jeremiah 1:1-6:30. This volume examines the text using a cognitive linguistics approach. This recently developed approach allows the modern reader to more fully understand the ancient text by observing aspects of embodied experience that are shared across time, space and culture, such as image schemas, conceptual metaphor and more elaborate conceptual blends. In addition to offering insights into some key textual disjunctions, these findings contribute towards reading and understanding the final form of the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783110202298
Publisher:
De Gruyter
Publication date:
08/19/2008
Series:
Beihefte zur Zeitschrift fur die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft Series, #380
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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