Creation Language in Romans 8: A Study in Monosemy - Linguistic Biblical Studies 8 (Hardback)Gregory P. Fewster (author)
Hardback 204 Pages / Published: 04/04/2013
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Modern scholarship tends to understand Paul's use of creation language ( ) in Rom 8.18-23 as part of a commentary on the state of sub-human creation. This misguided position warrants an inquiry into the state of lexical study in New Testament scholarship. As a result, Fewster articulates a theory of lexical monosemy, cast in the framework of Systemic Functional Linguistics. The model is applied to Paul's use of through a robust corpus analysis and investigation into the word's role within the paragraph. contributes to the cohesive structure of Rom 8.18-23 and-contra the majority of interpreters-functions as a metaphor for the human body.
Number of pages: 204
Weight: 472 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 18 mm
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