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Worship and the Hebrew Bible [electronic resource] : essays in honour of John T. Willis / edited by M. Patrick Graham, Rick R. Marrs, and Steven L. McKenzie.

Contributor(s): Willis, John T, 1933- | Graham, M. Patrick (Matt Patrick), 1950- | Marrs, Rick R | McKenzie, Steven L, 1953-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 284.Publisher: Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, c1999Description: 1 online resource (316 p.) : port.ISBN: 9780567394217 (electronic bk.); 0567394212 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Worship in the Bible | Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Willis, John T., 1933- | Worship | Willis, John T | Bible. A.T. Isa�ie -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Bible. A.T. Psaumes -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Cultes dans la Bible | Cultes juifs -- Enseignement biblique | Pri�ere -- Enseignement biblique | RELIGION -- Biblical Criticism & Interpretation -- Old Testament | Oude Testament | EredienstGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Worship and the Hebrew Bible.DDC classification: 221.6 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
'For He is good ... ' worship in Ezra-Nehemiah / Leslie C. Allen -- Peoples and the worship of Yahweh in the Book of Isaiah / Christopher T. Begg -- Mourners and the Psalms / Don C. Benjamin and Victor H. Matthews -- Worship and ethics: a re-examination of Psalm 15 / R.E. Clements -- 'From where will my help come?' Women in prayer in the Apocrypha/Deuterocanonical books / Toni Craven -- Flirting with the language of prayer (Job 14.13-17) / James L. Crenshaw.
Setting the heart to seek God: worship in 2 Chronicles 30.1-31.1 / M. Patrick Graham -- Psalm 19: a meditation on God's glory in the heavens and in God's law / Walter Harrelson -- Grounds for praise: the nature and function of the motive clause in the hymns of the Hebrew Psalter / J. Kenneth Kuntz -- Micah and a theological critique of worship / Rick R. Marrs -- Why didn't David build the temple?: the history of a biblical tradition / Steven L. McKenzie -- Worship in Judges 17-18 / Phillip McMillion.
Isaiah in the worshipping community / Roy F. Melugin -- Contemporary worship in the light of Isaiah's ancient critique / J.J.M. Roberts -- 'Eat and rejoice before the Lord': the optimism of worship in the Deuteronomic Code / Timothy M. Willis.
Summary: A collection of fifteen articles by colleagues and former students of Professor Willis of Abilene Christian University. The papers deal with the topic of worship from a variety of perspectives and, in different connections, with the life and thought of ancient Israel. These include the participation of foreigners in the worship of ancient Israel, the prophetic critique of the cult, the tradition of the construction of the Jerusalem temple, women and prayer in the Deutero-canonical literature, various ethical aspects of worship and the value placed on the internal dynamics of worship offered to.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

"Select bibliography of the writings of John T. Willis"-p. [295]-297.

'For He is good ... ' worship in Ezra-Nehemiah / Leslie C. Allen -- Peoples and the worship of Yahweh in the Book of Isaiah / Christopher T. Begg -- Mourners and the Psalms / Don C. Benjamin and Victor H. Matthews -- Worship and ethics: a re-examination of Psalm 15 / R.E. Clements -- 'From where will my help come?' Women in prayer in the Apocrypha/Deuterocanonical books / Toni Craven -- Flirting with the language of prayer (Job 14.13-17) / James L. Crenshaw.

Setting the heart to seek God: worship in 2 Chronicles 30.1-31.1 / M. Patrick Graham -- Psalm 19: a meditation on God's glory in the heavens and in God's law / Walter Harrelson -- Grounds for praise: the nature and function of the motive clause in the hymns of the Hebrew Psalter / J. Kenneth Kuntz -- Micah and a theological critique of worship / Rick R. Marrs -- Why didn't David build the temple?: the history of a biblical tradition / Steven L. McKenzie -- Worship in Judges 17-18 / Phillip McMillion.

Isaiah in the worshipping community / Roy F. Melugin -- Contemporary worship in the light of Isaiah's ancient critique / J.J.M. Roberts -- 'Eat and rejoice before the Lord': the optimism of worship in the Deuteronomic Code / Timothy M. Willis.

A collection of fifteen articles by colleagues and former students of Professor Willis of Abilene Christian University. The papers deal with the topic of worship from a variety of perspectives and, in different connections, with the life and thought of ancient Israel. These include the participation of foreigners in the worship of ancient Israel, the prophetic critique of the cult, the tradition of the construction of the Jerusalem temple, women and prayer in the Deutero-canonical literature, various ethical aspects of worship and the value placed on the internal dynamics of worship offered to.

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