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Animosity, the Bible, and us [electronic resource] : some European, North American, and South African perspectives / edited by John T. Fitzgerald, Fika J. van Rensburg, and Herrie F. van Rooy.

By: Society of Biblical Literature. International Meeting (2004 : Gr�oningen, Germany).
Contributor(s): Fitzgerald, John T, 1948- | Van Rensburg, Fika, 1951- | Van Rooy, Herrie F. (Herculaas Frederik), 1949- | European Association of Biblical Studies.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Global perspectives on biblical scholarship: no. 12.Publisher: Atlanta, Ga. : Society of Biblical Literature, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xv, 363 p.).ISBN: 9781589834026 (electronic bk.); 158983402X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Violence -- Biblical teaching -- Congresses | Hostility (Psychology) -- Biblical teaching -- Congresses | BIBLES -- General | RELIGION -- Biblical Reference -- General | RELIGION -- Biblical ReferenceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Animosity, the Bible, and us.DDC classification: 220.8/3036 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
War and violence in the Old Testament world : various views / Eben Scheffler -- The world's first murder : violence and justice in Genesis 4:1-16 / Eric Peels -- The enemies in the headings of the Psalms : a comparison of Jewish and Christian interpretation / Herrie F. van Rooy -- Disputes about the calendar in Jewish apocalyptic literature and its basis / Marius Nel -- Animosity in Targumic literature / Eveline van Staalduine-Sulman -- Domestic violence in the ancient world : preliminary considerations and the problem of wife-beating / John T. Fitzgerald -- Animosity against Jewish and pagan magic in the Acts of the Apostles / Rainer G.H. Reuter -- Paul and the others : insiders, outsiders, and animosity / Jeremy Punt -- Switching universes : moving from a cosmology of fear and animosity to one of reconciliation in Colossians / J.J. Fritz Kr�uger -- Useless commandment : animosity toward the earlier covenant in Hebrews / Outi Lepp -- No retaliation! : an ethical analysis of the exhortation in 1 Peter 3:9 not to repay evil with evil / Fika J. van Rensburg -- Animosity in the Johannine Epistles : a difference in the interpretation of a shared tradition / Dirk G. van der Merwe -- Hostility against the wealth of Babylon : Revelation 17:1-19:10 / Paul B. Decock -- Animosity and (voluntary) martyrdom : the power of the powerless / Henk Bakker -- Assessment-animosity, the Bible, and us : a few tentative remarks / Herrie F. van Rooy.
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"This collection of essays is the result of a three-year research project launched in 2004 by the School of Biblical Studies and Bible Languages at North-West University in Potchefstroom, South Africa ... this project was pursued at the 2004 International Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature in Groningen and at meetings of the European Association of Biblical Studies from 2004 to 2006"--Pref.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-330) and indexes.

War and violence in the Old Testament world : various views / Eben Scheffler -- The world's first murder : violence and justice in Genesis 4:1-16 / Eric Peels -- The enemies in the headings of the Psalms : a comparison of Jewish and Christian interpretation / Herrie F. van Rooy -- Disputes about the calendar in Jewish apocalyptic literature and its basis / Marius Nel -- Animosity in Targumic literature / Eveline van Staalduine-Sulman -- Domestic violence in the ancient world : preliminary considerations and the problem of wife-beating / John T. Fitzgerald -- Animosity against Jewish and pagan magic in the Acts of the Apostles / Rainer G.H. Reuter -- Paul and the others : insiders, outsiders, and animosity / Jeremy Punt -- Switching universes : moving from a cosmology of fear and animosity to one of reconciliation in Colossians / J.J. Fritz Kr�uger -- Useless commandment : animosity toward the earlier covenant in Hebrews / Outi Lepp -- No retaliation! : an ethical analysis of the exhortation in 1 Peter 3:9 not to repay evil with evil / Fika J. van Rensburg -- Animosity in the Johannine Epistles : a difference in the interpretation of a shared tradition / Dirk G. van der Merwe -- Hostility against the wealth of Babylon : Revelation 17:1-19:10 / Paul B. Decock -- Animosity and (voluntary) martyrdom : the power of the powerless / Henk Bakker -- Assessment-animosity, the Bible, and us : a few tentative remarks / Herrie F. van Rooy.

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