Saturday, May 03, 2008

The Rhetoric of Hebrews

What kind of rhetoric is Hebrews? David deSilva argues that it is deliberative rhetoric for those who are considering apostacizing and epideictic rhetoric for those who are continuing on in the faith. Sounds balanced to me.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Interstingly, one need not know anything about ancient rhetoric to come to that conclusion. What does that say about the significance of using ancient rhetoric in exegesis?