A Historical-Comparative Reconstruction of Nilo-Saharan by Christopher Ehret

By Christopher Ehret

Nilo-Saharan is without doubt one of the 4 significant language households at the African continent. It extends eastwards from the Niger to Western Ethiopia and additional southwards to Northern Tanzania. whereas the prestige of Nilo-Saharan as a phylum has been mostly authorised considering that Greenberg (1963), the interior category has remained debatable. the current quantity is meant as a decisive contribution in the direction of the verification of the inner courting of the Nilo-Saharan languages. utilizing ordinary sound correspondences for verifying degrees of inner courting was once all started within the Nineteen Eighties, yet this paintings takes up the consequences accomplished hitherto and keeps from this foundation. New resources are considered: except reconstructing consonants, vowels and tone, the research additionally comprises derivational and inflectional morphology in addition to pronouns. The booklet comprises major elements. the 1st half (chapter 2-8) is devoted to the reconstruction of consonants, vowels and tone, to the subclassification of Nilo-Saharan, verbal and nominal derivation, inflection and the pronominal process. the second one half (chapter nine) is an etymological dictionary of 1,606 roots, complemented by means of annotations and reflexes of the roots within the specific languages. greater than 10,000 roots are mentioned at once. The research of the 1st half (chapter 2-8) relies at the facts prepared in bankruptcy nine. an important results of Ehret's paintings issues the connection of Songay within the Nilo-Saharan context. the writer argues convincingly that Songay might be considered as an vital member of the Nilo-Saharan family members. Connections with Mande needs to be noticeable as borrowings from Songay into Mande. additionally, the verified typical sound correspondences and the reconstructed Proto-Nilo-Saharan vocabulary permit for drawing up phonological histories of every language and distinguishing among mortgage as opposed to long term inherited phrases.

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Por eso me detengo a resaltarlos, dejando algo de lado el plano de la historia de Jesús y el desarrollo primero de la iglesia. La introducción se moverá en un plano de erudición más general. La conclusión será más sistemática. INTRODUCCION Expongo de manera nueva y más extensa lo esbozado ya en ei planteamiento: los momentos esenciales de la génesis del texto, sus lecturas más determinantes. Lo hago de manera histórico-erudita, recogiendo aquellas opiniones que a mi juicio resultan más valiosas; entre ellas mostraré en forma velada mi propia perspectiva.

Schweitzer viene a ser casi imposible suprimir lo apocalíptico en el fondo del mensasje de Jesús. Sin embargo, eso no impide que de formas muy diversas se valore ese contexto apocalíptico a manera de dato secundario (provenga de Jesús o de la iglesia pospascual) y se asegure que el centro de Mt 25, 31-46 está en el campo antropológico, entendido en un trasfondo que ya no es el kantiano. Nuestro texto contendría un eco del mensaje moral de Jesús, interpretado ahora contexto al apocalíptico al hacerlo HH 69 · En esta línea se sitúa la exégesis y teología de la liberación, cuando alude a la exigencia de solidaridad y de justicia interhumana70.

De esa forma, la apocalíptica corre el riesgo de convertirse en expresión de un resentimiento vengativo. SobreJoel4, 2-3, cf. H. W. Wolff,]oel, en Dodekapropheton 2. ]oel und Amos: BK 14/2, Neukirchen 1969, 85-104; R. Bach, Die Aufforderung zur Flucht und zum Kampfim alttestamentlichen Prophetie: WM 9 (1962) 51-79. 28 Más que misionera de una salvación que le desborda, la iglesia vendría a ser destinataria y objeto de amor de parte de las gentes. Planteamiento básico del tema en P. Altmann, Erwiihlungstheologie und Universalismus im AT, Berlin 1964; cf.

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