The Resource A light to the nations; : an introduction to the Old Testament

A light to the nations; : an introduction to the Old Testament

Label
A light to the nations; : an introduction to the Old Testament
Title
A light to the nations;
Title remainder
an introduction to the Old Testament
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
ATO
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1926-
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Gottwald, Norman K.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BS1140.2
LC item number
.G6
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A light to the nations; : an introduction to the Old Testament
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Angle of vision : Obstacles ; Perspectives -- 2. The ancestry of the Old Testament : Emergence of the writings ; Literary types : Songs ; Sayings or oracles ; Prose. Canon ; Text ; Translations : Ancient versions ; English versions -- 3. The Old Testament world : The near East ; Mountains ; Fertile crescent ; Desert. Palestine : Coastal plain ; Western highlands ; Jordan Rift ; Eastern highlands -- 4. The fathers of Israel : The era of Abraham ; The patriarchal traditions : Oral transmission ; The religion of the fathers -- 5. The people of the covenant : The Pentateuch ; The Mosaic traditions ; The era of Moses ; The Exodus ; The holy mountain ; The originality of Moses : Atonism ; Kenite Yahwism. The religion of Moses : Covenant and Decalogue ; The divine name ; Mosaic theology ; Mosaic cult -- 6. The settlement of the land : The Canaanites ; The traditions of Joshua ; Total conquest ; The settlement reconstructed ; The traditions of the Judges ; Song of Deborah ; Religion during the settlement -- 7. The great kingdom : The Philistines ; The books of Samuel ; Saul ; David ; Solomon ; The secession of the North ; The Yahwist : The Characteristics and purpose of J ; The J writer in Genesis -- 8. The kingdom disrupted : The D theology of the monarchy ; The rival kingdoms, 922-800 BC ; The Elohist ; The origins of Hebrew prophecy ; The prophetic narratives of kings -- 9. The collapse of Israel : Assyria and the fall of Israel, 800-700 BC ; Hebrew prophecy : Misconceptions ; The meaning of prophecy ; Literary forms. Amos : The structure of the book ; Justice and practical monotheism. Hosea : The prophets' marriage ; God's love for Israel ; Sin and the knowledge of God : Yahweh, Lord of nature. Micah ; Isaiah of Jerusalem : The composition of the book ; The threefold ministry ; The Holy One of Israel ; Faith as trust ; The sign Immanuel ; The saving remnant ; Sin as pride ; The Messiah -- 10. The decline of Judah : Neo-Babylonia and the fall of Judah, 700-587 BC ; Zephaniah ; Deuteronomy : Josiah's reformation ; The structure of the book ; The purpose of the Deuteronomists ; Centralization of worship ; The enigma of God's love ; The retributive philosophy of history ; Law and social justice. Nahum ; Habakkuk ; Jeremiah : The prophet's ministry ; The composition of the book ; The confessions ; Sin and repentance ; The future of Israel -- 11. The people in exile : The Jews in Exile, 587-538 BC. ; Lamentations ; Ezekiel : Palestinian or Babylonian ministry? ; The composition and chronology of the book ; Prophetic visions, allegories, and symbolic acts ; The divine honor ; Individual responsibility ; Apocalyptic and the new temple. The rise of Persia, 550-538 BC ; Deutero-Isaiah : The composition of Isaiah 40-66 ; Literary forms ; The Babylonian stimulus ; The redeeming God ; The nations ; The servant Yahweh -- 12. Reconstruction under the Persians : The restored community, 538-333BC ; Postexilic prophecy : Haggai ; Zechariah ; Malachi ; Isaiah 56-66 ; Joel. The priestly code : The characteristics and purpose of P ; P as theologian ; Creation in Babylon and Israel. Wisdom literature : Proverbs ; Job ; Ecclesiastes ; Song of Songs -- 13. Reconstruction under the Hellenists : The encroachment of Hellenism, 333-63 BC ; The Psalms : A poetic anthology ; Literary types ; Representative Psalms. Religious fiction : Esther ; Ruth ; Jonah. Apocalyptic : Daniel. Intertestamental Judaism
  • Near Eastern texts related to the Old Testament -- 1. The Babylonian creation story -- 2. The Babylonian flood story -- 3. Tell el-Amarna letters -- 4. Baal and Anath -- 5. Egyptian love songs -- 6. The hymn to Aton -- 7. The Israel or Merneptah Stela -- 8. The Moabite stone -- 9. The Siloam inscription -- 10. Assyrian annals -- 11. The Cyrus cylinder
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
615 pages
Lccn
58059882
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
001409716
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00361062
  • (OCoLC)ocm00361062
Label
A light to the nations; : an introduction to the Old Testament
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Angle of vision : Obstacles ; Perspectives -- 2. The ancestry of the Old Testament : Emergence of the writings ; Literary types : Songs ; Sayings or oracles ; Prose. Canon ; Text ; Translations : Ancient versions ; English versions -- 3. The Old Testament world : The near East ; Mountains ; Fertile crescent ; Desert. Palestine : Coastal plain ; Western highlands ; Jordan Rift ; Eastern highlands -- 4. The fathers of Israel : The era of Abraham ; The patriarchal traditions : Oral transmission ; The religion of the fathers -- 5. The people of the covenant : The Pentateuch ; The Mosaic traditions ; The era of Moses ; The Exodus ; The holy mountain ; The originality of Moses : Atonism ; Kenite Yahwism. The religion of Moses : Covenant and Decalogue ; The divine name ; Mosaic theology ; Mosaic cult -- 6. The settlement of the land : The Canaanites ; The traditions of Joshua ; Total conquest ; The settlement reconstructed ; The traditions of the Judges ; Song of Deborah ; Religion during the settlement -- 7. The great kingdom : The Philistines ; The books of Samuel ; Saul ; David ; Solomon ; The secession of the North ; The Yahwist : The Characteristics and purpose of J ; The J writer in Genesis -- 8. The kingdom disrupted : The D theology of the monarchy ; The rival kingdoms, 922-800 BC ; The Elohist ; The origins of Hebrew prophecy ; The prophetic narratives of kings -- 9. The collapse of Israel : Assyria and the fall of Israel, 800-700 BC ; Hebrew prophecy : Misconceptions ; The meaning of prophecy ; Literary forms. Amos : The structure of the book ; Justice and practical monotheism. Hosea : The prophets' marriage ; God's love for Israel ; Sin and the knowledge of God : Yahweh, Lord of nature. Micah ; Isaiah of Jerusalem : The composition of the book ; The threefold ministry ; The Holy One of Israel ; Faith as trust ; The sign Immanuel ; The saving remnant ; Sin as pride ; The Messiah -- 10. The decline of Judah : Neo-Babylonia and the fall of Judah, 700-587 BC ; Zephaniah ; Deuteronomy : Josiah's reformation ; The structure of the book ; The purpose of the Deuteronomists ; Centralization of worship ; The enigma of God's love ; The retributive philosophy of history ; Law and social justice. Nahum ; Habakkuk ; Jeremiah : The prophet's ministry ; The composition of the book ; The confessions ; Sin and repentance ; The future of Israel -- 11. The people in exile : The Jews in Exile, 587-538 BC. ; Lamentations ; Ezekiel : Palestinian or Babylonian ministry? ; The composition and chronology of the book ; Prophetic visions, allegories, and symbolic acts ; The divine honor ; Individual responsibility ; Apocalyptic and the new temple. The rise of Persia, 550-538 BC ; Deutero-Isaiah : The composition of Isaiah 40-66 ; Literary forms ; The Babylonian stimulus ; The redeeming God ; The nations ; The servant Yahweh -- 12. Reconstruction under the Persians : The restored community, 538-333BC ; Postexilic prophecy : Haggai ; Zechariah ; Malachi ; Isaiah 56-66 ; Joel. The priestly code : The characteristics and purpose of P ; P as theologian ; Creation in Babylon and Israel. Wisdom literature : Proverbs ; Job ; Ecclesiastes ; Song of Songs -- 13. Reconstruction under the Hellenists : The encroachment of Hellenism, 333-63 BC ; The Psalms : A poetic anthology ; Literary types ; Representative Psalms. Religious fiction : Esther ; Ruth ; Jonah. Apocalyptic : Daniel. Intertestamental Judaism
  • Near Eastern texts related to the Old Testament -- 1. The Babylonian creation story -- 2. The Babylonian flood story -- 3. Tell el-Amarna letters -- 4. Baal and Anath -- 5. Egyptian love songs -- 6. The hymn to Aton -- 7. The Israel or Merneptah Stela -- 8. The Moabite stone -- 9. The Siloam inscription -- 10. Assyrian annals -- 11. The Cyrus cylinder
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
615 pages
Lccn
58059882
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
001409716
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00361062
  • (OCoLC)ocm00361062

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