Prayer as Rhetoric in the Book of Nehemiah

Bibliographic information:

Boda, Mark J. “Prayer as Rhetoric in the Book of Nehemiah.” Pages 279-296 in New Perspectives on Ezra–Nehemiah: History and Historiography, Text, Literature, and Interpretation. Edited by Isaac Kalimi. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2012.


A study of the rhetorical role of prayer as a speech form within the book of Nehemiah.


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