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A few metaphorical source domains for emotions in the Old Testament
(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2009)
Emotions are an essential part of human existence and the communication (verbal as well as non-verbal) thereof is fundamental to everyday interaction. Furthermore, the way in which emotions are expressed and interpreted ...
Divine metaphors in a selection of biblical Hebrew psalms of lamentation
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: A survey of the research on the Biblical Hebrew psalms of lamentation reveals a lack of attention paid to the divine images found in these poems. Previous studies, for the most part, focused on literary ...
Die voorstelling van Jahwe as kryger in 'n seleksie Bybels-Hebreeuse psalms
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study investigates the image of Yahweh as warrior in a selection of Biblical-Hebrew psalms against the background of similar images in the broader Ancient Near East. In the psalms this image is ...
Metaphorical explorations of the heart in the Old Testament : a few remarks
(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2007)
Ancient Israelite anthropology considered the heart to be the seat of emotions, personality, rationality and volition. Multiple allusions to the heart in the Old Testament support such a notion. This paper investigates ...