By: Jorg Jeremias
Distributed by Coronet Books
The renowned Old Testament scholar Jörg Jeremias has a long with basic questions of theology of the Old Testament busy and made exemplary contributions to many individual studies. This book documents 23 relevant texts. It begins with reflections on the recent history of research and questions of "Prolegomena" of Old Testament theology. The theme-oriented articles deal with important aspects of the subject area of creation theology and ethics, also illuminate hermeneutically relevant problems of Old Testament images of God as anger, remorse and vengeance of God and devote themselves then the dialectic of praise of God and from God in the Psalms. The volume ends with a series of contributions to the theological development of the prophetic writings, in which Jeremiah crucial mental decisions in view of an of itself demonstrates increasingly conscious theology in the Old Testament.
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