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The Resource Understanding the Old Testament

Understanding the Old Testament

Label
Understanding the Old Testament
Title
Understanding the Old Testament
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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DLC
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Anderson, Bernhard W
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Jews
Label
Understanding the Old Testament
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Publication
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volume
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction--Israel's sacred history -- Pt. 1: The covenant community is formed -- The beginnings of Israel -- The nature of the tradition -- The prologue to the Exodus -- The descent into Egypt -- The oppression in Egypt -- The role of Moses -- Event and interpretation -- Revelation and response -- The contest with the Pharaoh -- The victory at the Red Sea -- The covenant at Sinai -- Covenant and law -- Summary: the Mosaic faith -- The promised land -- Forty years of wandering -- Detour via Transjordan -- The invasion of Canaan -- The land of Canaan -- The Israelite conquest -- The formation of the tribal confederacy -- The struggle between faith and culture -- The temptations of Canaanite culture -- Leaders in crisis -- The decline of the Confederacy -- The last judge of Israel -- Pt. 2: Israel becomes like the nations -- The throne of David -- A time of international favor -- Israel's rustic king -- The architect of the Israelite state -- Solomon in his glory -- Israel's national epic -- From tradition to literature -- The Yahwist's epic -- The Yahwist's theology of history -- Primeval history -- The history of the patriarchs -- New horizons of faith -- Prophetic troublers of Israel -- Ecstatic prophecy -- A historian's version of the times -- The divided kingdom -- One prophet against four hundred -- Elijah, the Tishbite -- Elisha and the closing years of the Omri dynasty -- The fall of Northern Israel -- The revolution of Jehu -- The age of Jeroboam II -- The herdsman from Tekoa -- The prophecy of Hosea -- The fall of the Northern Kingdom -- Judah's covenant with death -- The book of Isaiah -- Isaiah's early ministry -- Micah, a rural prophet -- Isaiah's later career -- The rediscovery of Mosaic Torah -- Manasseh, the villain of Judah -- New outbursts of prophecy -- The Deuteronomic reformation -- The book of Deuteronomy -- The renewal of the covenant -- The inner weakness of the Deuteronomic reform -- Habakkuk's watchtower of faith -- Faith and nationalism -- The doom of the nation -- The suffering prophet -- The book of Jeremiah -- In the reign of Jehoiakim -- Jeremiah's confession -- In the reign of Zedekiah -- Beyond the day of doom -- Pt. 3: The covenant community is renewed -- By the waters of Babylon -- The Jewish dispersion -- Ezekiel the priest -- Words of lamentation, mourning and woe -- The promise of a new beginning -- Life under captivity -- The preservation of the tradition -- The priestly point of view -- The dawn of a new age -- New world horizons -- The poems of Second Isaiah -- A herald of good tidings -- The creator and redeemer -- A light to the nations -- The servant of the Lord -- Victory through suffering -- The servant and the coming deliverer -- A kingdom of priests -- Cyrus' edict of liberation -- The work of the chronicler -- Zerubbabel, the branch -- Reconstruction under Nehemiah -- Ezra, the father of Judaism -- The law and the prophets -- The beginning of wisdom -- The sage's internationalism -- The sage's individualism -- Wisdom literature in the Old Testament -- The counsel of the wise -- An anthology of Proverbs -- The skepticism of Ecclesiastes -- The book of Job -- From despair to faith -- The voice from the whirlwind -- The personification of wisdom -- The unfilled drama -- Tensions within Judaism -- The Hellenistic era -- The apocalypse of Daniel -- The kingdom of God and the kingdoms of men -- Beyond the Old Testament -- Summary: the Old Testament canon -- Israel's pilgrimage
Control code
370569
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
551 pages
Lccn
57008704
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)910289
Label
Understanding the Old Testament
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction--Israel's sacred history -- Pt. 1: The covenant community is formed -- The beginnings of Israel -- The nature of the tradition -- The prologue to the Exodus -- The descent into Egypt -- The oppression in Egypt -- The role of Moses -- Event and interpretation -- Revelation and response -- The contest with the Pharaoh -- The victory at the Red Sea -- The covenant at Sinai -- Covenant and law -- Summary: the Mosaic faith -- The promised land -- Forty years of wandering -- Detour via Transjordan -- The invasion of Canaan -- The land of Canaan -- The Israelite conquest -- The formation of the tribal confederacy -- The struggle between faith and culture -- The temptations of Canaanite culture -- Leaders in crisis -- The decline of the Confederacy -- The last judge of Israel -- Pt. 2: Israel becomes like the nations -- The throne of David -- A time of international favor -- Israel's rustic king -- The architect of the Israelite state -- Solomon in his glory -- Israel's national epic -- From tradition to literature -- The Yahwist's epic -- The Yahwist's theology of history -- Primeval history -- The history of the patriarchs -- New horizons of faith -- Prophetic troublers of Israel -- Ecstatic prophecy -- A historian's version of the times -- The divided kingdom -- One prophet against four hundred -- Elijah, the Tishbite -- Elisha and the closing years of the Omri dynasty -- The fall of Northern Israel -- The revolution of Jehu -- The age of Jeroboam II -- The herdsman from Tekoa -- The prophecy of Hosea -- The fall of the Northern Kingdom -- Judah's covenant with death -- The book of Isaiah -- Isaiah's early ministry -- Micah, a rural prophet -- Isaiah's later career -- The rediscovery of Mosaic Torah -- Manasseh, the villain of Judah -- New outbursts of prophecy -- The Deuteronomic reformation -- The book of Deuteronomy -- The renewal of the covenant -- The inner weakness of the Deuteronomic reform -- Habakkuk's watchtower of faith -- Faith and nationalism -- The doom of the nation -- The suffering prophet -- The book of Jeremiah -- In the reign of Jehoiakim -- Jeremiah's confession -- In the reign of Zedekiah -- Beyond the day of doom -- Pt. 3: The covenant community is renewed -- By the waters of Babylon -- The Jewish dispersion -- Ezekiel the priest -- Words of lamentation, mourning and woe -- The promise of a new beginning -- Life under captivity -- The preservation of the tradition -- The priestly point of view -- The dawn of a new age -- New world horizons -- The poems of Second Isaiah -- A herald of good tidings -- The creator and redeemer -- A light to the nations -- The servant of the Lord -- Victory through suffering -- The servant and the coming deliverer -- A kingdom of priests -- Cyrus' edict of liberation -- The work of the chronicler -- Zerubbabel, the branch -- Reconstruction under Nehemiah -- Ezra, the father of Judaism -- The law and the prophets -- The beginning of wisdom -- The sage's internationalism -- The sage's individualism -- Wisdom literature in the Old Testament -- The counsel of the wise -- An anthology of Proverbs -- The skepticism of Ecclesiastes -- The book of Job -- From despair to faith -- The voice from the whirlwind -- The personification of wisdom -- The unfilled drama -- Tensions within Judaism -- The Hellenistic era -- The apocalypse of Daniel -- The kingdom of God and the kingdoms of men -- Beyond the Old Testament -- Summary: the Old Testament canon -- Israel's pilgrimage
Control code
370569
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
551 pages
Lccn
57008704
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)910289

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