The literary criticism and rhetorical logic of Deuteronomy i-iv

@inproceedings{Macdonald2006TheLC,
  title={The literary criticism and rhetorical logic of Deuteronomy i-iv},
  author={Neil Macdonald},
  year={2006}
}
It is generally accepted that the first speech of Moses in Deuteronomy (i 1-iv 40) is not of one piece, and that a clear distinction needs to be recognized between the rhetorical parenesis of chapter iv and the narrative recapitulation in chapters i-iii. This analysis has even proved determinative for scholars interested in the final form of the biblical text, despite the recognition that the chapters are portrayed canonically as Moses's first speech. A lack of substantive thematic connections… CONTINUE READING