The Resource The Old Testament against its environment

The Old Testament against its environment

Label
The Old Testament against its environment
Title
The Old Testament against its environment
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UkLiU
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1909-1974
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wright, G. Ernest
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Studies in Biblical Theology, no. 2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Judaism
Label
The Old Testament against its environment
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What great nations hath a god like the Lord? -- The limitations of the metaphor of growth as an explanation of religious phenomena in the Bible -- The theological nature of polytheism -- The Israelite mutation or radical break with the current theologies -- The problem of defining Israelite monotheism -- He established a testimony in Israel -- The tension in Israel between the revealed and actual orders of society -- The importance of the doctrine of election for the understanding of the Old Testament -- Covenant or legal compact as the terminology in which the meaning of election was expressed -- The covenant at Sinai in relation to the theology of kingship in polytheism and in Israel -- The interpretation of life and the meaning of history -- Biblical faith as revealed religion in contrast to natural or cultural religion -- What doth the Lord thy God require? -- Israel's struggle against polytheistic magic, divination, and demons -- The nature of religious festivals in polytheism and in Israel -- The sacrificial cultus in polytheism and in Israel
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
115 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The Old Testament against its environment
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What great nations hath a god like the Lord? -- The limitations of the metaphor of growth as an explanation of religious phenomena in the Bible -- The theological nature of polytheism -- The Israelite mutation or radical break with the current theologies -- The problem of defining Israelite monotheism -- He established a testimony in Israel -- The tension in Israel between the revealed and actual orders of society -- The importance of the doctrine of election for the understanding of the Old Testament -- Covenant or legal compact as the terminology in which the meaning of election was expressed -- The covenant at Sinai in relation to the theology of kingship in polytheism and in Israel -- The interpretation of life and the meaning of history -- Biblical faith as revealed religion in contrast to natural or cultural religion -- What doth the Lord thy God require? -- Israel's struggle against polytheistic magic, divination, and demons -- The nature of religious festivals in polytheism and in Israel -- The sacrificial cultus in polytheism and in Israel
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
115 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

Library Locations

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      Chatham Street, Liverpool, L7 7BD, GB
      53.403069 -2.963723
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