TITLE

Janus parallelism in Job and its literary significance

AUTHOR(S)
Noegel, Scott B.
PUB. DATE
June 1996
SOURCE
Journal of Biblical Literature;Summer96, Vol. 115 Issue 2, p313
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
The article presents a critique of the literary device called a Janus parallelism in the Old Testament book of Job. Topics addressed include discussion of Janus parallelism as a function beyond mere rhetorical and literary embellishment, the presence of this literary device within the arguments of the book, and the importance of word meanings and interpretations.
ACCESSION #
9606163127

 

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