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The Bible in human society [electronic resource] : essays in honour of John Rogerson / edited by M. Daniel Carroll R., David J.A. Clines and Philip R. Davies.

Contributor(s): Rogerson, J. W. (John William), 1935- | Carroll R., M. Daniel | Clines, David J. A | Davies, Philip R.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 200.Publisher: Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, c1995Description: 1 online resource (479 p.).ISBN: 9780567026057 (electronic bk.); 0567026051 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Rogerson, J. W. (John William), 1935- | Bible -- Hermeneutics | Rogerson, J.W | Rogerson, J. W. (John Williams), 1935- | Bible. A.T. -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Bible. N.T. -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | RELIGION -- Biblical Reference -- Quotations | Bijbel | Christianity ScripturesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Bible in human society.DDC classification: 220.6 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Narrative maps: reflections on the toponymy of Acts / Loveday Alexander -- First Christian moral legislation / C.K. Barrett -- Political ethics of postmodern allegory / Mark G. Brett -- Five strong rereadings of the Book of Isaiah / Walter Brueggemann -- Reflecting on war and utopia in the Book of Amos: the relevance of a literary reading of the prophetic text for Central America / M. Daniel Carroll R. -- Hungry knife: towards a sense of sacrifice / Bruce Chilton.
Wisdom, virtue and the human condition / R.E. Clements -- Psalm 2 and the MLF (Moabite Liberation Front) / David J.A. Clines -- Future for eschatology? / John M. Court -- Rebounding vitality: resurrection and spirit in Luke-Acts / Douglas J. Davies -- On prostitution / Margaret Davies -- Making it: creation and contradiction in Genesis / Philip R. Davies -- Bne Brit? Hebrew, English, and the English / John Elwolde.
Michal at the movies / J. Cheryl Exum -- Some ancient Jewish reflections on Israel's imminent redemption / Robert Hayward -- Theodore of Mopsuestia and the interpretation of Ecclesiastes / John Jarick -- Reading in canon and community: Deuteronomy 21.22-23, a test case for dialogue / Judith M. Lieu -- Liberation from the powers: supernatural spirits or societal structures? / Andrew T. Lincoln.
Sch�opfung, Zivilisation und Befreiung / Hans-Peter M�uller -- Newer perspective on Paul: Romans 1-8 through the eyes of literary analysis / Stanley E. Porter -- Psalm 95: if only you will listen to his voice! / W.S. Prinsloo -- Computing times, ages and the millennium: an astronomer defends the Bible. William Whiston (1667-1752) and Biblical chronology / Henning Graf Reventlow.
Zum Verh�altnis von Literaturwissenschaft, Linguistik und Theologie / Wolfgang Richter -- �Interested' interpreter / Christopher Rowland -- Reading the Bible and doing theology in the New South Africa / Gerald West.
Summary: This collection of essays written by biblical scholars from around the world attempts to probe the relationship between the Bible and the world. It reflects modern social, political and hermeneutical issues, including liberation concerns. These themes echo John Rogerson's commitment to relate his research and the Bible to contemporary issues - a commitment visible both in his publications and in his religious and political activities. This book is an expression of appreciation of John Rogerson by former and current colleagues, former students, and other biblical scholars.
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Narrative maps: reflections on the toponymy of Acts / Loveday Alexander -- First Christian moral legislation / C.K. Barrett -- Political ethics of postmodern allegory / Mark G. Brett -- Five strong rereadings of the Book of Isaiah / Walter Brueggemann -- Reflecting on war and utopia in the Book of Amos: the relevance of a literary reading of the prophetic text for Central America / M. Daniel Carroll R. -- Hungry knife: towards a sense of sacrifice / Bruce Chilton.

Wisdom, virtue and the human condition / R.E. Clements -- Psalm 2 and the MLF (Moabite Liberation Front) / David J.A. Clines -- Future for eschatology? / John M. Court -- Rebounding vitality: resurrection and spirit in Luke-Acts / Douglas J. Davies -- On prostitution / Margaret Davies -- Making it: creation and contradiction in Genesis / Philip R. Davies -- Bne Brit? Hebrew, English, and the English / John Elwolde.

Michal at the movies / J. Cheryl Exum -- Some ancient Jewish reflections on Israel's imminent redemption / Robert Hayward -- Theodore of Mopsuestia and the interpretation of Ecclesiastes / John Jarick -- Reading in canon and community: Deuteronomy 21.22-23, a test case for dialogue / Judith M. Lieu -- Liberation from the powers: supernatural spirits or societal structures? / Andrew T. Lincoln.

Sch�opfung, Zivilisation und Befreiung / Hans-Peter M�uller -- Newer perspective on Paul: Romans 1-8 through the eyes of literary analysis / Stanley E. Porter -- Psalm 95: if only you will listen to his voice! / W.S. Prinsloo -- Computing times, ages and the millennium: an astronomer defends the Bible. William Whiston (1667-1752) and Biblical chronology / Henning Graf Reventlow.

Zum Verh�altnis von Literaturwissenschaft, Linguistik und Theologie / Wolfgang Richter -- �Interested' interpreter / Christopher Rowland -- Reading the Bible and doing theology in the New South Africa / Gerald West.

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This collection of essays written by biblical scholars from around the world attempts to probe the relationship between the Bible and the world. It reflects modern social, political and hermeneutical issues, including liberation concerns. These themes echo John Rogerson's commitment to relate his research and the Bible to contemporary issues - a commitment visible both in his publications and in his religious and political activities. This book is an expression of appreciation of John Rogerson by former and current colleagues, former students, and other biblical scholars.

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