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to seek to expose deep-seated contradictions in a work by delving below its surface meaning
Dead Sea Scrolls
a number of parchment scrolls dating from 100 bce to about 70 ce containing Hebrew and Aramaic scriptural texts
the branch of theology concerned with last things, such as death, judgment, heaven and hell
a selection from a book, an extract; specifically, a selection from the Gospels or Epistles adapted to the Sundays and festivals of the year, embracing especially the chief points in the history of redemption
the art of oratory, especially the persuasive use of language to influence the thoughts and actions of listeners
a rhythmic system constituting a section of a poem, typically consisting of a series of asymmetric lines
a rhetorical inversion of the second of two parallel structures; ex. He went to the theater/ but home went she.
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