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Old Testament theology

Author: Gerhard von Rad
Publisher: Louisville [Ky.] : Westminster John Knox, [2001]
Series: Old Testament library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This republication of a classic work contains a new introduction by Walter Brueggemann that places von Rad's work within the context of German theology, Old Testament theology, and the history of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerhard von Rad
ISBN: 0664224075 9780664224073 0664224083 9780664224080
OCLC Number: 47888569
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Harper, 1962-1965. With new introduction.
English edition originally copyrighted by Oliver and Boyd (London) and published by arrangement with HarperSanFrancisco, a division of Harper Collins; 1st. volume published in 1962, 2nd. volume published 1965.
Translated from the original German (Munich : Chr. Kaiser Verlag,1957 and 1960).
Description: 2 volumes ; 23 cm.
Contents: Vol. 1. pt. 1:A history of Jahwism and of the sacral institutions in Israel in outline --
Origins --
The crisis due to the conquest --
The crisis due to the formation of the state --
Endeavours to restore the past --
The constituting of the post-exilic cultic community --
Sacral office and charisma in ancient Israel --
pt. 2: The theology of Israel's historical traditions --
Methodological presuppositions --
The theology of the Hexateuch --
The primeval history --
The history of the patriarchs --
The deliverance from Egypt --
The divine revelation at Sinai --
The wandering in the wilderness --
The conception of Moses and his office --
The granting of the land of Canaan --
Israel's anointed --
Israel before Jahweh (Israel's answer) --
Vol. 2. pt. 1: General considerations in prophecy --
Prophecy before the classical period --
The oral tradition of prophecy --
The prophets' call and reception of revelation --
The prophet's freedom --
The prophets' conception of the word of God --
Israel's ideas about time and history, and the prophetic eschatology --
pt. 2: Classical prophecy --
Amos and Hosea --
Isaiah and Micah --
The new element in eighth-century prophecy --
The age of Jeremiah --
Ezekiel --
Deutero-Isaiah --
The new elements in prophecy in the Babylonian and early Persian period --
The prophets of the later Persian period and the prophecies of the New Jerusalem --
Daniel and apocalyptic --
pt. 3: The Old Testament and the New --
The actualisation of the Old Testament in the New --
The Old Testament's understanding of the world and man, and Christianity --
The Old Testament saving event in the light of the New Testament fulfillment --
The law.
Series Title: Old Testament library.
Other Titles: Theologie des Alten Testaments.
Responsibility: Gerhard von Rad ; translated by D.M.G. Stalker ; introduced by Walter Brueggemann.
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