Amittai


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Amittai

(āmĭt`āī), in the Bible, father of Jonah.
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As with all sinners among men, the sin of this son of Amittai was in his wilful disobedience of the command of God --never mind now what that command was, or how conveyed --which he found a hard command.
As Amittai Aviram likes to say, poetry "tells time," and uses a peculiar sort of temporal logic or "telling rhythm" to do so.
Among the topics are Seder food and customs in illuminated Medieval Haggadot, the impact of theology on liturgical change, the censorship of Aleinu in Ashkenaz and its aftermath, Shabgethai Sofer of Przemysl on the text of Mah nishtanah, the ascension of Moses in a poem by Amittai ben Shephatiah, and the early history of the liturgy of Yom Kippur.
As with all sinners among men, the sin of the son of Amittai was his willful disobedience of the command of God--never mind what that command was, or how conveyed--which he found a hard command.
He restored the border of Israel from the entrance of Hamat to the sea of the Arava, according to the word of the Lord God of Israel, which He spoke by the hand of His servant Jonah, the son of Amittai, the prophet, of Gath-hefer.
Bu yeni toplumu Amittai Etzioni "modernlik sonrasi cag" (post-modern era), George Lichtheim "burjuva-sonrasi toplum" (post-bourgeois society), Herman Kahn "ekonomi-sonrasi toplum" (post-economic society), Murray Bookchin "kitlik-sonrasi toplum" (post-scarcity society), Kenneth Boulding "uygarlik-sonrasi toplum" (post-civilized society), Daniel Bell "endustri-sonrasi toplum" (post-industrial society), Peter F.
Jonah, son of Amittai from Gath-hepher (2 Kgs 14:25) was a prophet during the reign of the Northern Kingdom's King Jeroboam II (786-746 B.
Amittai Aviram has some very interesting discussions of rhythm, in an essay which would have done well to use some poetry as illustration: the last sentence of his essay recognizes that need, but by then it is too late.
The present section is named after Amittai Aviram's "Telling Rhythm: Body and Meaning in Poetry.
A Jonah, son of Amittai, is also mentioned in II Kings 14:25.
It is precisely this emphasis on literature as performance rather than representation that is at the heart of Amittai Aviram's "Lyric Poetry and Subjectivity.
Amittai Aviram, Telling Rhythm: Body and Meaning in Poetry (Ann Arbor: Univ.