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God's Word For Our World, Vol 2 : In Honor of Simon John Devires - ;Knierim, Ellens

God's Word For Our World, Vol 2

In Honor of Simon John Devires

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Published: 1st March 2004
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This two-volume work in biblical studies is a commemorative presentation to Simon John DeVries, noted Old Testament Scholar. Volume one offers a series of essays on issues in Hebrew bible studies. The topics addressed include the nature of Yahweh as God of Israel, a reexamination of the Exodus tradition, the Priestly code and practices, prophets and revelation, biblical poetry, issues in biblical linguistics, dramatic narrative in Hebrew Bible tradition and Yahweh's deliverance as redemption in Israel. Volume two encompasses the worldviews of the Bible for Jews and Christians, the Holiness of God, Psalms in LXX, similarities in ancient Near Eastern narrative and Hebrew Bible, the Bible in the cultural settings of ancient Rome, Middle Ages, Oriental theologies, and contemporary cultural imperatives, and the function of biblical metaphors.

Review International Review of Biblical Studies, vol 51, 2004/05

Rolf P. Knierim: Foreword; List of Contributors; J. Harold Ellens: Introduction; Rolf P. Knierim: On Worldviews in the Bible of the Christians; Thomas B. Dozeman: The Holiness of God in Contemporary Jewish and Christian Biblical Theology; Bill T. Arnold and David B. Weisberg: Delitzsch in Context; Albert Pietersma: A Proposed Commentary on Septuagint Psalm 2; Isaac Kalimi: Midrash Psalms Shocher-Tov: Theological Aspects and Case Studies; Edmund S. Meltzer: Sinuhe, Jonah, and Joseph: Ancient "Far Travelers" and the Power of God; Moshe Aberbach: Prophets and Prophecy in Targum Jonathan to the Prophets; Ran Zadok: Israelites, Judeans, and Iranians in Mesopotamia and Adjacent Regions; Joshua Schwartz: Jew and Non-Jew in the Roman Period in Light of Their Play, Games, and Leisure-Time Activities; Dean Phillip Bell: Jewish and Christian Historiography in the Sixteenth Century: A Comparison of Sebastian Muenster and David Gans; Wonil Kim: Minjung Theology's Biblical Hermeneutics: An Examination of Minjung Theology's Appropriation of the Exodus Account; Rolf P. Knierim: Revisiting Aspects of Bultmann's Legacy; Robert C. Tannehill: Repentance in the Context of Lukan Soteriology; Rolf P. Knierim: On Punishment in the Hebrew Bible; J. Harold Ellens: Biblical Metaphors as Psychological Agents for the Legitimization of Violence in Society; Rolf P. Knierim: Capital Punishment in the Light of Biblical Interpretation; Samuel Terrien: Renaissance Artists and Biblical Exegetes; Simon John DeVries: Comprehensive Bibliography of Publications by Simon John DeVries; References; Index

ISBN: 9780826469755
ISBN-10: 0826469752
Series: Journal for the Supplementary Study of the Old Testament Supplement Series : Book 2
Audience: BAC
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 316
Published: 1st March 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.1 x 15.7  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.62
Edition Number: 1