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Beeldende taal: Bybel en poësie

C.J.A. Vos
HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological Studies | Vol 58, No 1 | a533 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/hts.v58i1.533 | © 2002 C.J.A. Vos | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 20 October 2002 | Published: 20 October 2002

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C.J.A. Vos, University of Pretoria, South Africa

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Representing language: Bible and poetry

In this article the impact and effect of representing language in the Bible and poetry is considered. The landscape of metaphors is viewed and their different functions are indicated. The language of imagery is explored especially through a closer look at Psalm 23. The picturesque power of selected poems is reflected on. The locale of Psalm 23 in the liturgy is also investigated.


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