Download Prophecy: Essays presented to Georg Fohrer on his by John A. Emerton PDF

By John A. Emerton

This ebook, a tribute to a well known previous testomony student, has fifteen articles: six in German, six in English, and 3 in French. a powerful record of Professor Fohrer’s guides contains a few 11 pages on the finish of the amount, and a glance on the record might help to give an explanation for the alternative of the name Prophecy for this Festschrift.

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Download The Book of Job by Raymond P. Scheindlin PDF

By Raymond P. Scheindlin

Probably the most robust and unsettling Bible tales, The publication of task undermines the declare that our global is ruled through justice and that means. It does so via a poetry of unsurpassed attractiveness captured in Raymond

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Scheindlin's wonderful new translation. Scheindlin's activity isn't a sufferer patient yet a defiant guy who eloquently calls for a controversy with God. Job's phrases land like a fist, yet he's left speechless by means of God's answer from the hurricane ― a commanding survey of construction and a problem to man's position in it. Job's reputation of God's strength comes with a dignity and freshness that makes it compelling even at the present time. In Scheindlin's shiny translation an historic textual content speaks to us at once of undying questions and passions. a range of the Book-of-the-Month membership, historical past e-book membership, caliber Paperback publication membership, and Jewish publication membership membership, and Jewish ebook membership

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Download The authenticity of faith in Kierkegaard's philosophy by Tamar Aylat-Yaguri, Jon Stewart PDF

By Tamar Aylat-Yaguri, Jon Stewart

While he heard the voice that ordered him to sacrifice his son, used to be Abraham deluded? whilst is religion only a kind of self-deception? The existential problem of achieving and conserving religion is as tough this present day as ever earlier than and maybe even extra so in a scientifically, technologically orientated tradition. religion can develop into inauthenticity as simply this present day as in Kierkegaard's period. This booklet offers Kierkegaard's illuminating responses to the existentially haunting questions of religion and authenticity

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Download Reading the Law: Studies in Honour of Gordon J. Wenham by J. G. McConville, Karl Möller PDF

By J. G. McConville, Karl Möller

The booklet is a Festschrift for Prof. Gordon Wenham. Its selected subject is meant to mirror his primary pursuits in his lengthy occupation of writing at the outdated testomony, during which he has exemplified the top criteria of scholarship, but additionally written for practitioners of biblical interpretation. the subject of 'reading the legislations' has 3 features as a way to be taken care of through a number of the contributions, particularly: 1. examining the Pentateuch: Pentateuchal feedback, narrative readings, rhetorical-critical readings; 2. analyzing the legislation: the legislations codes in old and/or literary context, anthropological readings, the legislation on the subject of prophets, knowledge, worship; three. analyzing the Bible ethically: e.g. ethics of marriage, struggle. members Prof. John Barton (Oxford collage) Prof. Hugh Williamson (Oxford college) Prof. Ronald Clements (London college) Prof. Robert Gordon (Cambridge college) Prof. John Rogerson (Sheffield collage) Prof. Raymond Westbrook (Johns Hopkins college) Prof. Alan Millard (Liverpool collage) Dr. Walter Moberly (Durham college) Prof. Richard Hess (Denver Seminary) Prof. Nobuyoshi Kiuchi (Tokyo Christian collage) Prof. Craig Bartholomew (Redeemer collage collage) Dr. Desmond Alexander (Queen's collage, Belfast) Dr. Thomas Renz (Oak Hill university) Dr. Robin Parry (Paternoster Press) Dr. Pekka PitkSnen (University of Gloucestershire) Dr. Paul Barker (Holy Trinity Church, Doncaster, Victoria)

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Download Prayer and poetry in the Dead Sea Scrolls and related by Jeremy Penner, Ken Penner, Cecilia Wassen PDF

By Jeremy Penner, Ken Penner, Cecilia Wassen

The final significant quantity of articles dedicated to the subject of prayer and poetry within the lifeless Sea Scrolls comprised a set of articles offered at a convention within the yr 2000 (Liturgical views: Prayer and Poetry in mild of the lifeless Sea Scrolls). This assortment displays the kingdom of study within the box extensively and on particular prayers and poetic texts discovered one of the lifeless Sea Scrolls; it additionally bargains new insights into subject matters on which Eileen Schuller has written generally.

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Download God in the Dock: Dialogic Tension in the Psalms of Lament by Carleen Mandolfo PDF

By Carleen Mandolfo

Analyzing the dialogic constitution of biblical psalms of lament, this ebook develops observations approximately voicing out of the paintings of Mikhail Bakhtin, applied to reassess the theological expression of lament psalms in addition to elements of Israel's rhetorical dating with its deity. What emerges is a theology that provides voice to the strain that existed among religion in a god who practises wonderful "hesed," or covenantal loyalty, and the adventure of God's failure to uphold his facet of the cut price.

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Download An Introduction to the Old Testament: The Canon and by Walter Brueggemann PDF

By Walter Brueggemann

During this up to date version of the preferred textbook, Walter Brueggemann and Tod Linafelt introduce the reader to the huge theological scope of the outdated testomony, treating the most vital concerns and strategies in modern biblical interpretation. This truly written textbook specializes in the literature of the outdated testomony because it grew out of spiritual, political, and ideological contexts over many centuries in Israel's historical past. protecting each publication within the previous testomony (arranged in canonical order), the authors reveal the improvement of theological innovations in biblical writings from the Torah via post-exilic Judaism. This advent invitations readers to interact within the development of that means as they enterprise into those undying texts.

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Download Faithful Renderings: Jewish-Christian Difference and the by Naomi Seidman PDF

By Naomi Seidman

Devoted Renderings reads translation historical past in the course of the lens of Jewish–Christian distinction and, conversely, perspectives Jewish–Christian distinction as an influence of translation. Subjecting translation to a theological-political research, Seidman asks how the charged Jewish–Christian relationship—and extra relatively the dependence of Christianity at the texts and translations of a rival religion—has haunted the speculation and perform of translation within the West. Bringing jointly crucial matters in translation stories with episodes in Jewish–Christian background, Naomi Seidman considers a number texts, from the Bible to Elie Wiesel’s evening, delving into such controversies because the accuracy of varied Bible translations, the medieval use of converts from Judaism to Christianity as translators, the censorship of anti-Christian references in Jewish texts, and the interpretation of Holocaust testimony. trustworthy Renderings eventually unearths that translation isn't a marginal phenomenon yet fairly a vital factor for realizing the family among Jews and Christians and certainly the improvement of every non secular group.  

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Download Revisions of the Night: Politics and Promises in the by Diana Lipton PDF

By Diana Lipton

An exciting and refined examine of 5 Genesis desires: Abimelech's (20.1-18), Jacob's (28.10-22; 31.10-13), Laban's (31.24) and Abraham's (15.1-21). Like lots of their historic close to japanese opposite numbers, all take place every now and then of uncertainty, challenge prestige, and emphasize divine involvement in human affairs. At a deeper point, additionally they tackle doubts bobbing up from God's promise of land, descendants and a different function for Israel one of the countries. Their specific therapy of family among Israelites and non-Israelites and of Israel's absence from the land issues to the Babylonian Exile because the history opposed to which the patriarchal dream texts accomplished their current shape. Revisions of the evening indicates how desires mix the hugely own with the ardently political in an encouraged reaction to nationwide crisis.

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