By Høyland Lavik, M.
This quantity sheds new gentle on an previous and by some means perplexing textual content, Isaiah 18. even if nearly all of students through the years has looked this bankruptcy tricky to totally comprehend, the writer of this quantity demonstrates how Isa 18 may be obvious as a coherent complete through exhibiting itself to be an instance of Hebrew rhetoric.
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This corresponds with the method of literary analysis that the present research has chosen as its point of departure. I am however aware that this position is not uncomplicated. First, as my second opponent at the disputation, Prof. Karl William Weyde, pointed at, one 34 chapter one searching for meaning of an ancient text. I am aware that I can never discern exactly what the text meant for the ﬁrst listener or reader of Isa 18, neither can I be sure of what the author intended. All interpretations that aim at tracing the historical meaning(s) are hypothetical by nature, and can never be other than possible suggestions of meaning(s).
P. Trible will here be singled out as a representative for the small group of scholars who combine the two approaches of rhetorical criticism presented above. Other examples of scholars using a synthetic method in their studies are B. H. C. Jones,89 and K. 90 Although Trible considers herself as belonging to the Muilenburg mode of rhetorical criticism, she diﬀers from Muilenburg in various ways. 91 Second, although departing from Muilenburg’s accent on the aesthetics of the text, she goes beyond him by focusing on the text’s persuasiveness, too.
For me as a modern interpreter placing myself among this audience, this enables me to bring in various Old Testament texts—without going into the complex and complicated discussion of every relevant text’s dating. This corresponds with the method of literary analysis that the present research has chosen as its point of departure. I am however aware that this position is not uncomplicated. First, as my second opponent at the disputation, Prof. Karl William Weyde, pointed at, one 34 chapter one searching for meaning of an ancient text.