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Rhetoric in the Ancient World--Classical Hebrew, Ancient Near East,
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Burke, Kenneth. The Rhetoric of Religion: Studies in Logology. Berkeley: U of California P, 1970.
Buss, Martin J. "The Study of Forms." Old Testament Form Criticism. Ed. John H. Hayes. San Antonio: Trinity UP, 1974. 1-56.
Campbell, John Angus. "A Rhetorical Interpretation of History." Rhetorica 2 (1984): 227-266.
Combs, Steven C. "Sun-zi and the Art of War: The Rhetoric of Parsimony." Quarterly Journal of Speech 86 (2000): 276-294.
Daube, David. "Rabbinic Methods of Interpretation and Hellenistic Rhetoric." Hebrew Union College Annual 22 (1949): 239-264.
Frye, Northrop. The Great Code: The Bible and Literature. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1982.
Gangal, Anjali, and Craig Hosterman. "Toward an Examination of the Rhetoric of Ancient India." Southern Speech Communication Journal 47 (1981): 277-291.
Garrett, Mary M. "Pathos Reconsidered from the Perspective of Classical Chinese Rhetorical Theories." Quarterly Journal of Speech 79 (1993): 19-39.
Kirkwood, William G. "Truthfulness As a Standard for Speech in Ancient India." Southern Communication Journal 54 (1988): 213-234.
---. "The Turtle Spoke, the Donkey Brayed: Fables About Speech and Silence in the Panchatantra." Journal of Communication and Religion 10 (1987): 1-11.
Lu, Xing. Rhetoric in Ancient China, Fifth to Third Century B.C.E.: A Comparison with Classical Greek Rhetoric.
Mack, Burton L. "Decoding the Scripture: Philo and the Rules of Rhetoric." Nourished with Peace: Studies in Hellenistic Judaism in Memory of Samuel Sandmel. Ed. Frederick E. Greenspan, Earle Hilgert, and Burton L. Mack. Chico, CA : Scholars Press, 1984. 81-115.
Meynet, Roland. "Histoire de "l'analyse rhetorique" en exégèse biblique." Rhetorica 8 (1990): 291-320.
Muilenburg, James. "Form Criticism and Beyond." Journal of Biblical Literature 88 (1969): 1-18.
Patrick, Dale, and Allen Scult. Rhetoric and Biblical Interpretation. Bible and Literature Series 26. Sheffield: Almond Press, 1990.
Phillips, Gerald M. "The Meturgeman in Talmudic Speaking." Western Speech 24 (1960): 148-151.
---. "The Practice of Rhetoric at the Talmudic Academies." Speech Monographs 26 (1959): 37-46.
  "Rhetorical Gleanings from the Wisdom Literature." Western Speech 26 (1962): 157-163.
---. "Use of Authorities as Ethical Proof In the Talmudic Discourse." Speech Monographs 25 (1958): 67-75.
Scult, Allen, Michael Calvin McGee, and J. Kenneth Kuntz. "Genesis and Power: An Analysis of the Biblical story of Creation." Quarterly Journal of Speech 72 (1986): 113-131.
Zulick, Margaret D. "The Active Force of Hearing: The Ancient Hebrew Language of Persuasion." Rhetorica 10 (1992): 367–380.
---. "The Agon of Jeremiah: On the Dialogic Invention of Prophetic Ethos." Quarterly Journal of Speech 78 (1992): 125–148.
---. "The Normative, the Proper, and the Sublime: Notes on the Use of Figure and Emotion in Public Argument." Argumentation 12 (1998): 481-492.