Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft ; Bd. 382.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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Introduction The scope of this book Definitions of metaphor The approach to metaphor in this book Birth as event and metaphor in the ancient Near East The sources The experience of birth The experience of birth becomes a metaphor Birth as event and metaphor in the Hebrew Bible Birth as an event in the Hebrew Bible Birth as a metaphor in the Bebrew Bible The biblical birth metaphor for cases of local crisis War imagery and bad news War imagery Divine punishment imagery The biblical birth metaphor for cases of universal crisis Texts The biblical birth metaphor for cases of personal crisis Engulfment imagery War imagery Prophetic vision imagery 1QH XI, 1-18: the birth metaphor at Qumran 1QH XI, 1-18 within the corpus of the Hodayot The identity of the mothers and the children in 1QH XI, 1-18 Interpreting 1QG XI, 1-18 in light of the birth metaphor 1QH XI, 1-18 : personal and universal crisis.