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The Land is Mine : Six Biblical Land Ideologies - Norman C. Habel

The Land is Mine

Six Biblical Land Ideologies

Paperback Published: 1st December 1993
ISBN: 9780800626648
Number Of Pages: 160

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Norman C. Habel examines the theology of land as it is reflected in the Old Testament. He identifies six separate ideologies in the Bible: Royal, agrarian, theocratic, ancestral, household, and immigrant. This study has special pertinence for our times.

Editor's Foreword
Preface
Abbreviations
Orientation and Approachp. 1
Land as the Source of Wealth: A Royal Ideologyp. 17
Land as Conditional Grant: A Theocratic Ideologyp. 36
Land as Family Lots: An Ancestral Household Ideologyp. 54
Land as YHWH's Personal nahalah: A Prophetic Ideologyp. 75
Land as Sabbath Bound: An Agrarian Ideologyp. 97
Land as Host Country: An Immigrant Ideologyp. 115
Comparisons, Conclusions, and Implicationsp. 134
Land Ideology Classification Gridp. 149
Bibliographyp. 159
Index of Scripture Referencesp. 169
Index of Hebrew Termsp. 175
Index of Authorsp. 176
Index of Subjectsp. 178
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ISBN: 9780800626648
ISBN-10: 0800626648
Series: Overtures to Biblical Theology S.
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 1st December 1993
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 14.61  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.32