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Can These Bones Live? : The Problem of the Moral Self in the Book of Ezekiel :  The Problem of the Moral Self in the Book of Ezekiel - Jacqueline E. Lapsley

Can These Bones Live? : The Problem of the Moral Self in the Book of Ezekiel

The Problem of the Moral Self in the Book of Ezekiel

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Published: 2000
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This text is an exegetical study of the tensions inherent in Ezekiel's understanding of the human moral self. The book explores the dynamics of these tensions, and efforts to resolve them in the text.

Acknowledgments
Introductionp. 1
Imagining and Moral Selfp. 1
Practical Mattersp. 8
A History of Scholarshipp. 15
Early Concernsp. 17
Individualismp. 19
Wrestling with the Tensionp. 26
A New Frameworkp. 35
Biblical Portraits of the Human Moral Self Outside of Ezekielp. 43
Virtuous Moral Selfhood: The Dominant Viewp. 45
Neutral Moral Selfhood: The Minority Viewp. 53
Summary And Conclusionp. 64
The Shift in the Origin of Moral Selfhood from Intrinsic in Human Beings to Gift from Godp. 67
The Tensionp. 67
The Language of Repentancep. 68
The Language of Determinismp. 78
Conclusionp. 106
The Shift in the Form of Moral Selfhood from Action to Knowledgep. 109
The Knowledge of Godp. 111
Human Self-Knowledgep. 129
Conclusionp. 157
The Shift in the Origin and Form of Moral Selfhood and the Portrait of Human Beings in the Restoration Chapters (Chapters 36-48)p. 159
Divine Re-Creation and the Waning of Action (Chapters 36-39)p. 160
The Centrality of Knowledge in Chapters 40-48p. 173
Action as Secondary Consequence of the New Identityp. 180
Summary and Conclusion to the Chapterp. 183
Conclusionp. 185
Summary of the Argumentp. 185
Implications for Ezekielp. 187
Implications for Usp. 189
Bibliographyp. 195
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ISBN: 9783110169973
ISBN-10: 3110169975
Series: Beihefte zur Zeitschrift fur die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 219
Published: 2000
Publisher: De Gruyter
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.42
Weight (kg): 0.44