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Vertrag, Treueid, und Bund [electronic resource] : Studien zur Rezeption des altorientalischen Vertragsrechts im Deuteronomium und zur Ausbildung der Bundestheologie im Alten Testament / Christoph Koch.

By: Koch, Christoph.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Beihefte zur Zeitschrift f�ur die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft: 383.Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xi, 374 p.).ISBN: 9783110211238 (electronic bk.); 3110211238 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Deuteronomy -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Contracts (Jewish law) | Covenant theology -- Biblical teaching | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old TestamentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Vertrag, Treueid, und Bund.DDC classification: 222/.1506 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: The notion that God, Yahweh, concluded a "Covenant" or "Contract" with his people of Israel plays a prominent part in the Old Testament. Numerous correspondences between the texts of Ancient Oriental contracts and the Book of Deuteronomy suggest that political treaties served as model for the theology of the biblical covenant. Using extant source material, the present study attempts to trace the complicated path into the Old Testament taken by an instrument used for the exercise of power in the Ancient Orient.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-360) and indexes.

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The notion that God, Yahweh, concluded a "Covenant" or "Contract" with his people of Israel plays a prominent part in the Old Testament. Numerous correspondences between the texts of Ancient Oriental contracts and the Book of Deuteronomy suggest that political treaties served as model for the theology of the biblical covenant. Using extant source material, the present study attempts to trace the complicated path into the Old Testament taken by an instrument used for the exercise of power in the Ancient Orient.

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