[b-hebrew] Bibliography request

Heard, Christopher Christopher.Heard at pepperdine.edu
Wed Jul 27 03:07:21 EDT 2005

Dear list members,

As I mentioned in another post, my Ph.D. training was rich in  
literary theory and the reading of specific texts, but weak in  
linguistic theory. Could those of you more knowledgeable in such  
things suggest good starting points for playing catch-up about:

- linguistic theory, especially if illustrated with examples from  
biblical Hebrew, but not necessarily so

- discourse analysis

- historical changes in the Hebrew language, especially as it bears  
on dating biblical texts by linguistic analysis

- paleography and the history of Hebrew letter forms

- Zwingli (no, I don't really want to know, just throwing Jim West a  

Thank you!

R. Christopher Heard
Assistant Professor of Religion
Pepperdine University
Malibu, California 90263-4352

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