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Exile and suffering [electronic resource] : a selection of papers read at the 50th anniversary meeting of the Old Testament Society of South Africa OTWSA/OTSSA, Pretoria, August 2007 / edited by Bob Becking and Dirk Human.

Contributor(s): Becking, Bob | Human, Dirk J | Old Testament Society of South Africa. Congress (50th : 2007 : Pretoria, South Africa).
Material type: TextTextSeries: Oudtestamentische studi�en: d. 50.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 280 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789047424352 (electronic bk.); 9047424352 (electronic bk.); 9789004171046 (cloth); 9004171045 (cloth).Subject(s): Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- Congresses | Jews -- History -- Babylonian captivity, 598-515 B.C. -- Congresses | Bible. Old Testament -- History of Biblical events -- Congresses | Jews -- History -- 586 B.C.-70 A.D. -- Congresses | Suffering -- Biblical teaching -- Congresses | RELIGION -- Biblical Criticism & Interpretation -- Old TestamentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Exile and suffering.DDC classification: 221.6 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Sin, suffering, and sagacity : Genesis 2-3 / Gerda de Villiers -- Suffering and hope during the Exile / Jurie Le Roux -- Suffering from formlessness : the ban on images in Exilic times / Matthias K�ockert -- Interrupting God-language : rethinking the image of God as liberator in Isaiah 42 / L. Juliana M. Claassens -- Myth, metaphor or memory? the allusions to Creation and Exodus in Isaiah 51:9-11 as a theological response to suffering during the Exile / Hendrik Bosman -- The assassination of Gedaliah (Jer. 40:7-41:18) / Eric Peels -- Perspective after the Exile : the King, [�vdj], 'My servant' in Jeremiah : some reflections on MT and LXX / Raymond de Hoop -- Exile in Hosea 9:3-6 : where and for what purpose? / Gert Kwakkel -- Perverse delight : some observations on an unpleasant theme in the Old Testament / Klaas Spronk -- Exile and pain : a chapter from the story of God's emotions / Eep Talstra -- Does exile equal suffering? a fresh look at Psalm 137 / Bob Becking -- The poetics of exile and suffering : memory and perceptions : a cognitive-linguistics study of Lamentations / Yehoshua Gitay -- The Exile as Sabbath rest : the Chronicler's interpretation of the Exile / Louis Jonker -- Lamenting the loss of lament, the language for our times / Frances Klopper -- Interpreting 'the Exile' in African Biblical scholarship : an ideo-theological dilemma in post-colonial South Africa / Gerald West.
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Sin, suffering, and sagacity : Genesis 2-3 / Gerda de Villiers -- Suffering and hope during the Exile / Jurie Le Roux -- Suffering from formlessness : the ban on images in Exilic times / Matthias K�ockert -- Interrupting God-language : rethinking the image of God as liberator in Isaiah 42 / L. Juliana M. Claassens -- Myth, metaphor or memory? the allusions to Creation and Exodus in Isaiah 51:9-11 as a theological response to suffering during the Exile / Hendrik Bosman -- The assassination of Gedaliah (Jer. 40:7-41:18) / Eric Peels -- Perspective after the Exile : the King, [�vdj], 'My servant' in Jeremiah : some reflections on MT and LXX / Raymond de Hoop -- Exile in Hosea 9:3-6 : where and for what purpose? / Gert Kwakkel -- Perverse delight : some observations on an unpleasant theme in the Old Testament / Klaas Spronk -- Exile and pain : a chapter from the story of God's emotions / Eep Talstra -- Does exile equal suffering? a fresh look at Psalm 137 / Bob Becking -- The poetics of exile and suffering : memory and perceptions : a cognitive-linguistics study of Lamentations / Yehoshua Gitay -- The Exile as Sabbath rest : the Chronicler's interpretation of the Exile / Louis Jonker -- Lamenting the loss of lament, the language for our times / Frances Klopper -- Interpreting 'the Exile' in African Biblical scholarship : an ideo-theological dilemma in post-colonial South Africa / Gerald West.

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