Hebrew Thought Compared with Greek has 38 ratings and 4 reviews. Jared said: Another half-completed book. I look forward to coming back to it someday. It. The clue to the impact made by this volume of the Norwegian Thorleif Boman is the number of editions, — three German and two Japanese, which have. Thorleif Boman. Hebrew Thought Compared with Greek. Trans. Jules L. Moreau. New York: Norton, Thorleif Boman’s Hebrew Thought.

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Landis rated it it was ok Apr 29, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Read this for a wonderful taste of how differently thouhht can experience the world.

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The tower suggests moral strength and purity. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Description had to do with motivation and action. Space is more important than time. He shows that Hebrew thought and language is more time-oriented and active. Mike DeVries rated it really liked it Feb 24, Understanding both streams of thought helps us understand both Testaments of the Bible, as well as something of our own language and cultural perspective.


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Do any Indo-European languages have a passive voice for to be? Trivia About Hebrew Thought Co Boman summarizes simply by saying in effect, Hebrew emphasizes psychology more, while Greek is more logical and visual.

Questions, Comments, and Observations on the English Language. I admit, I’m a novice in the fields of Eastern and Western thought. God is not only transcendent and immanent, but Boman calls Him transparent, revealing Himself through who He is by His deeds.

Dave rated it really liked it Apr 14, Wesan did not even have a past participle. Time is linear, sometimes cyclic, but man is almost detached compraed it.

Bradford compared the Mayflower crossing to the Exodus. Mark Gring rated it really liked it Apr 04, Greek thought, which is more typical of the West, is more static and spatial. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.

Overview Inside the Book. I think it could easily be linked to modern work being done by Lakoff. Jerome rated it it was amazing Aug 17, LPenting rated it it was amazing Feb 16, Hebrew descriptions are active.

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Jan 21, Jared rated it really liked it Shelves: Many of Professor Boman’s ideas have preceded the translation into current American theological circles, so there should be a ready welcome for the whole work. Josh rated it it was amazing May 26, Dave Wainscott rated it it was amazing Aug 02, It must be read not only by those who are concerned with the theological facets of the problem “In its patient, lucid philological approach to crucial issues, in its breathtakingly compact treatment of significant voices from Heraclitus to Job to Hebreq, and in the studied independence of its own lines of development and conclusions, Boman’s book is a modest masterpiece.


Hebrew Thought Compared with Greek. The Greeks and the Hebrews thought differently, used words differently, grek had diverse views about relationships with each other and with God.

Hebrew Thought Compared with Greek by Thorleif Boman

This is odd in a way—the analysis of real oral tradition was done thoroughly beginning in the s with Milman Parry and his student Albert Lord. This book was out of my league. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.