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Author Childs, Brevard S
Title Old Testament theology in a canonical context / Brevard S. Childs
Imprint Philadelphia : Fortress Press, 1989, ©1985
book jacket
 CLP Library  241.1 C537 1989    AVAILABLE    30580003517344
Edition 1st Fortress Press ed
Descript xvi, 255 pages ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Introduction to Old Testament theology -- The Old Testament as revelation -- How God is known -- God's purpose in revelation -- The law of God -- Knowing and doing the will of God -- The theological significance of the Decalogue -- The role of the ritual and purity laws -- The recipients of God's revelation -- Agents of God's rule : Moses, Judges, Kings -- The office and function of the prophet -- True and false prophets -- The theological role of priesthood -- Benefits of the covenant : the cultus -- Structures of the common life -- Male and female as a theological problem -- The theological dimension of being human -- The shape of the obedient life -- Life under threat -- Life under promise
Subject Bible. Old Testament -- Theology
Bible. O.T. -- Theology
Bible. A.T. -- Theologie
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