DAVID J. FULLER, A Discourse Analysis of Habakkuk

Balogh Csaba: DAVID J. FULLER, A Discourse Analysis of Habakkuk. In: Journal of Semitic Studies 66.2 (2021), 31-34. pp.

The erudition, precision and commitment guiding this study is admirable. Nonetheless, while linguistic analysis may entice the reader with the promise of a higher degree of objectivity, preconceptions regarding the base text, its structuring, the construction of reading, and the interpretation of linguistic data involve a fair amount of subjective and debatable factors that confine Systemic Functional Linguistics within the methods to be tamed by responsible scholarship.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/jss/fgab006