Israel's Prophetic Heritage: Essays in Honor of James Muilenburg

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Here is a new appreciation of the Old Testament, by outstanding Biblical scholars, for those who want to be informed about the most recent and creative thinking on the crucial problems and debates in Biblical study. As the distinguished European and American contributors explore the central current issues of Old Testament scholarship, they uncover a timeless message in Israel's prophetic voice and interpret its meaning for our times.

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Overview

Here is a new appreciation of the Old Testament, by outstanding Biblical scholars, for those who want to be informed about the most recent and creative thinking on the crucial problems and debates in Biblical study. As the distinguished European and American contributors explore the central current issues of Old Testament scholarship, they uncover a timeless message in Israel's prophetic voice and interpret its meaning for our times.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781608996872
  • Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
  • Publication date: 6/1/2010
  • Pages: 258

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Bernhard W. Anderson (1916-2007) was Dean of Drew Theological Seminary and Walter Harrelson was Professor of Old Testament at Vanderbilt University Divinity School.

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Table of Contents

Contributors vii

Abbreviations ix

Preface xi

I In The Beginning Walther Eichrodt 1

II The Prophets and the Problem of Continuity Norman W. Porteous 11

III The Lawsuit of God: A Form-Critical Study of Deuteronomy 32 G. Ernest Wright 26

IV The Background of Judges 17-18 Martin Noth 68

V The Prophetic Call of Samuel Murray Newman 86

VI The Prophet as Yahweh's Messenger James F. Ross 98

VII Amos and Wisdom Samuel Terrien 108

VIII "Rejoice Not, O Isrel!" Dorothea Ward Harvey 116

IX Essentials of the Theology of Isaiah Th. C. Vrien 128

X Nonroyal Motifs in The Royal Eschatology Walter Harrelson 147

XI The King in The Garden of Eden: A Study of Ezekiel 28:12-19 Herbert G. May 166

XII Exodus Typology in Second Isaiah Bernhard W. Anderson 177

XIII The Promises of Grace to David in Isaiah 55:1-5 Otto Eissfeldt 196

XIV The Samaritan Schism in Legend and History H.H. Rowley 208

XV Prophecy and The Prophets at Qumran Millar Burrows 223

A Bibliography of James Muilen-Burg's Writings R. Lansing Hicks 233

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