Questions and Rhetoric in the Greek New Testament

Editor/Author Estes, Douglas
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Zondervan

Single-User Purchase Price: $50.00
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ISBN: 978-0-310-52508-0
Category: Religion & Theology - Christianity
Image Count: 41
Book Status: Available
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Questions and Rhetoric in the Greek New Testament is a helpful and thorough examination of questions in the Greek New Testament, seen from the standpoint of grammatical, semantic, and linguistic analysis, with special emphasis on their rhetorical effects.

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Table of Contents

    • Abbreviations
    • Preface
    • 1. Introduction
    • A. The Question of Questions
    • B. The Use of Questions
    • C. Questions in the GNT
    • D. How to Use This Book
    • 2. The Basics of Question Formation
    • A. The Parts of Language
    • B. Questions and Syntax
    • 1. Sentence Formation
    • 2. Sentence Function
    • 3. Word Order
    • 4. Punctuation
    • 5. Mood
    • 6. Reducibility of Questions
    • 7. Particles
    • 8. Polarity
    • 9. Negation
    • 10. ΠWords
    • 11. Fronting
    • 12. Indirect Questions
    • C. Questions and Semantics
    • 1. Force
    • 2. Bias
    • 3. Asking and Saying
    • 4. Informational Quality
    • 5. Rhetorical Quality
    • 6. EGH Principle
    • 7. Predicaments
    • D. Questions and Pragmatics
    • 1. Intonation
    • 2. Prosody
    • 3. Presupposition
    • 4. Implicature
    • 5. Genre
    • 6. Discourse
    • 7. Turn-Taking
    • 8. Dialogue
    • 9. Rhetorical-Shift Principle
    • E. Answers
    • 3. Questions Driven by Syntax
    • A. Polar Questions
    • B. Variable Questions
    • C. Alternative Questions
    • D. Set Questions
    • E. Composite Questions
    • 1. Conjunctive Questions
    • 2. Disjunctive Questions
    • 3. Conditional Questions
    • 4. Sluices
    • 4. Questions Driven by Semantics
    • A. Open Questions
    • B. Speculative Questions
    • C. Lyric Questions
    • D. Deliberative Questions
    • E. Aporetic Questions
    • F. Sequence Questions
    • G. Proof Questions
    • H. Means Questions
    • I. Indexical Questions
    • J. Endoxical Questions
    • K. Phatic Questions
    • L. Test Questions
    • M. Inapposite Questions
    • N. Riddle Questions
    • O. Dilemma Questions
    • P. Counterfactual Questions
    • Q. Decision Questions
    • R. Confirmation Questions
    • S. Request Questions
    • T. Negative Polar Questions
    • U. Biased Questions
    • V. Loaded Questions
    • W. Leading Questions
    • 5. Questions Driven by Pragmatics
    • A. First-Turn Questions
    • 1. Governing Questions
    • 2. Expository Questions
    • B. Second-Turn Questions
    • 1. Opposing-Turn Questions
    • 2. Focus-Shifting Questions
    • 3. Echo Questions
    • 4. Repair Questions
    • C. Middle-Position Questions
    • D. Question Strings
    • 1. Double Questions
    • 2. Multiple Questions
    • 6. The Function of Questions in the Greek New Testament
    • A. Narrative Function
    • B. Dramatic Function
    • C. Rhetorical Function
    • D. Dialectical Function
    • E. Concluding Thoughts
    • Appendix
    • Glossary
    • Bibliography