Faith in a Hidden God: Luther, Kierkegaard, and the Binding of Isaac

Faith in a Hidden God: Luther, Kierkegaard, and the Binding of Isaac

by Elizabeth Palmer

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ISBN-13: 9781506432731
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 12/01/2017
Series: Emerging Scholars
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Elizabeth Palmer is the books editor at Christian Century magazine. An ordained minister in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, she served as the Lutheran campus pastor at the University of Chicago for eight years and has also worked as a hospital chaplain. She has a PhD in theology from the University of Chicago Divinity School.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Abbreviations xi

Preface xiii

1 Pedagogy and Anagogy in Twentieth-Century Readings of Genesis 22 1

2 Luther's Reading of Genesis 22: The Lectures on Genesis in Historical and Theological Perspective 51

3 Faith as Movement in Relation to the Lectures on Genesis 113

4 Kierkegaard's Reading of Genesis 22: Fear and Trembling in Historical and Theological Perspective 155

5 Faith as Movement in Relation to Fear and Trembling 227

6 The Value of Anagogical Exegesis for Faith 277

Bibliography 287

Index of Biblical References 305

Index of Names 307

Index of Subjects 313

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