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Author Butler, Stella V. F
Title Understanding the Word : Essays in Honour of Bernhard W. Anderson
Imprint London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2009
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (395 pages)
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Series The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies
The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies
Note Intro -- Contents -- Foreword -- PART I: Interpreting the Word -- 1. Imagination as a Mode of Fidelity -- 2. Biblical Theology: Situating the Discipline -- 3. The Song of Songs: Critical Biblical Scholarship vis-à-vis Exegetical Traditions -- PART II: The Word and Israel's Scriptures -- 4. Reuben and Judah: Duplicates or Complements? -- 5. The Community as King in Second Isaiah -- 6. Lot: A Foil in the Abraham Saga -- 7. Theological and Redactional Problems in Numbers 20.2-13 -- 8. Amos 6.1-7 -- 9. Rahab and the Conquest -- PART III: The Word and the World -- 10. Conflict in Ancient Israel and Its Resolution -- 11. The Old Testament's Understanding of History in Relation to that of the Enlightenment -- 12. The Other Woman: A Literary and Theological Study of the Hagar Narratives -- 13. The 'Land' in the Pre-exilic and Early Post-exilic Prophets -- PART IV: Appropriating the Word -- 14. Barth and Bloch on Job: A Conflict of Interpretations -- 15. The Word of God and the People of Asia -- 16. Romans and Galatians: Comparison and Contrast -- 17. Messiah and the People of God -- 18. Paul's Letter to the Romans as a Model for Biblical Theology: Some Preliminary Observations -- Writings of Bernhard W. Anderson -- Index of Biblical Citations -- Index of Authors -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- V -- W -- Z
Bernhard W. Anderson made a notable contribution to Old Testament theology during his lifetime, inspiring hundreds of students with his sound biblical teachings, as well as his lucid and comprehensive theological writings. This collection of essays in honor of Anderson is composed of the writings from nearly twenty distinguished biblical scholars. In a tribute to Anderson's wide scope of theological experience, the contributing theologians come from varied backgrounds, and include well-loved authors Walter Brueggemann, Roland E. Murphy, and Walther Zimmerli
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Butler, Stella V. F. Understanding the Word : Essays in Honour of Bernhard W. Anderson London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc,c2009 9780567631343
Subject Anderson, Bernhard W.;Bible -- Commentaries.;Bible -- Study and teaching
Electronic books
Alt Author Butler, James T
Conrad, Edgar W
Ollenburger, Ben
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