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Creation and the persistence of evil : the Jewish drama of divine omnipotence

Author: Jon Douglas Levenson
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [1994]
Series: Princeton paperbacks.; Mythos (Princeton, N.J.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brings to a wide audience one of the most innovative and meaningful models of God for this post-Auschwitz era. In a return to the original Hebrew conception of God, which questions accepted  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Levenson, Jon Douglas.
Creation and the persistence of evil.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [1994]
(OCoLC)1085906191
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Douglas Levenson
ISBN: 0691029504 9780691029504
OCLC Number: 30915422
Notes: Previously published: 1st ed. San Francisco : Harper & Row, ©1988.

Luther Seminary Library notes:
Previously published: 1st ed. San Francisco : Harper & Row, c1988.
Description: xxxii, 182 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The Mastery of God and the Vulnerability of Order : The Basic ideas of Israelite religion? --
The Survival of chaos after the victory of God --
The Futurity and presence of the cosmogonic victory --
Conclusion : the vitality of evil and the fragility of creation --
The Alternation of Chaos and Order : Genesis 1:1-2:3 : creation without opposition : Psalm 104 --
Creation in seven days --
Cosmos and microcosm --
Rest and re- creation --
Conclusion : chaos neutralized in cult --
Creation and Covenant : The Dynamics of Lordship and Submission : The Two idioms of Biblical monotheism --
The Dialectic of covenantal theonomy --
Argument and obedience.
Series Title: Princeton paperbacks.; Mythos (Princeton, N.J.)
Responsibility: Jon D. Levenson.
Local System Bib Number:
229933
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"A doctrine of creatio ex nihilo and a perception of creation as essentially a fait accompli 'in the beginning' have stripped much of the drama from the views of creation found in the Hebrew Bible. Read more...

 
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