From Genesis To Chronicles

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This volume contains some of the most important and enduring work of Gerhard von Rad, the most influential Old Testament theologian of the twentieth century. The chapters cover a broad range of topics, including the doctrine of creation, memory and tradition in Deuteronomy, historical writing in ancient Israel, cultic language in the Psalms, and the Old Testament worldview.
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Overview

This volume contains some of the most important and enduring work of Gerhard von Rad, the most influential Old Testament theologian of the twentieth century. The chapters cover a broad range of topics, including the doctrine of creation, memory and tradition in Deuteronomy, historical writing in ancient Israel, cultic language in the Psalms, and the Old Testament worldview.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780800637187
  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/1/2005
  • Series: Fortress Classics in Biblical Studies
  • Pages: 312
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.65 (d)

Table of Contents

1 The form-critical problem of the Hexateuch 1
2 The promised land and Yahweh's land in the Hexateuch 59
3 Faith reckoned as righteousness 70
4 The Joseph narrative and ancient wisdom 75
5 There remains still a rest for the people of God 82
6 Ancient word and living word - Deuteronomy 89
7 The tent and the ark 99
8 The city on the hill 115
9 The beginnings of historical writing in ancient Israel 125
10 The Deuteronomic theology of history in 1 and 2 Kings 154
11 The royal ritual in Judah 167
12 The theological problem of the Old Testament doctrine of creation 177
13 "Righteousness" and "life" in the cultic language of the Psalms 187
14 Some aspects of the Old Testament worldview 205
15 Job 38 and ancient Egyptian wisdom 223
16 The Levitical sermon in 1 and 2 Chronicles 232
Select bibliography on Old Testament theology and the history of Israelite religion 271
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