Psalmody and Poetry in Old Testament Ethics

Psalmody and Poetry in Old Testament Ethics

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ISBN-13: 9780567223906
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 01/16/2014
Series: The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies , #572
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Professor Dirk J. Human is Head of Biblical and Religious Studies at the University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations
List of Contributors

Part I - Introduction

1. Eckart Otto (Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany)
"Hebrew Ethics in Old Testament Scholarship"

2. Jaco W Gericke (Northwest University, Vaal Triangle Campus, RSA)
"What is Good? Meta-Ethical Assumptions in the Psalms Concerning the Relation between Divinity and Morality"

Part II - Psalmody

3. Alphonso Groenewald (University of Pretoria, RSA)
"The Ethical "Way" of Psalm 16"

4. Phil J Botha (University of Pretoria, RSA)
"Psalm 34 and the Ethics of the Editors of the Psalter"

5. Theodor Seidl (University of Wurzburg, Germany; Research Associate, University of Pretoria)
"Who Stands Behind the raµa<< in Psalm 50:16a? The Ethical Testimony of Psalm 50:16-22"

6.Andrew Mein (Westcott House, Cambridge, UK)
"The King's Justice? Early Modern Perspectives on the Ethics of Psalm 72"

7. Johan Coetzee (University of Johannesburg, RSA)
"Bodily Interpretation of Psalm 104: "Yahweh's History" and Human Ethics"

8. Liswaniso Kamuwanga (University of Pretoria, RSA)
"Ethics and Justice in an African Society"

9. Emannuel O Usue (University of Pretoria and Benue State University Makurdi, igeria)
"Ethical and Theological Parallels Between Biblical Psalms and The NKST Indigenous Christian Songs"

10. Samuel Ndoga (Baptist Theological College, Johannesburg, RSA)
"Psalm 133 as a Response to Xenophobic Attitudes in South Africa Today"

Part III - Poetry in Pentateuch and Prophets

11. Eckart Otto (Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany)
"Singing Moses: His Farewell Song in Deuteronomy 32"

12. Willie Wessels (University of South Africa, Pretoria, RSA)
"Prophet and Ethics: a Study of Jeremiah 5:26-29"

Index of References
Index of Authors

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