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Title Politics and theopolitics in the Bible and postbiblical literature / edited by Henning Graf Reventlow, Yair Hoffman, and Benjamin Uffenheimer.

Publication Info. Sheffield, England : JSOT Press, [1994]


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Description 1 online resource (216 pages).
Series Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series, 0309-0787 ; 171
Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 171.
Note "This is the third volume to be published containing papers read at meetings between the Department of Bible of Tel Aviv University and the Faculty of Protestant Theology of the University of Bochum"--Preface.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Josephus on the Mosaic 'constitution' / Yehoshua Amir -- Literature in the service of politics: studies in Judges 19-21 / Yairah Amit -- 'Thous shalt make no covenant with them' (Exodus 23.32) / Moshe Anbar -- Religion and state in ancient Israel / Ze'ev W. Falk -- The biblical tradition in the perspective of political theology and political ethics / Christofer Frey -- The concept of 'other gods' in the Deuteronomistic literature / Yair Hoffman -- Reflections on the relationship between theopolitics, prophecy and historiography / Yair Hoffman -- Christ, the body of Christ and cosmic powers in Paul's letters and the New Testament as a whole / Gottfried Nebe -- David's kingship: a precarious equilibrium / Frank H. Polak -- The 'Law' and the Noahides / Nahum Rakover -- The biblical and classical traditions of 'just war' / Henning Graf Reventlow -- Isaiah's and Micah's approaches to policy and history / B. Uffenheimer -- Babylon the great and the New Jerusalem: the visionary view of political reality in the.
Revelation of John / Klaus Wengst.
Summary This volume contains papers from the third symposium held by the University of Tel Aviv, Israel, and the Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany, with the aim of furthering dialogue between Jewish and Christian biblical scholars. The papers examine the ways in which political issues and events are reflected in the Bible and in the postbiblical literature, the term 'theopolitics' expressing the conviction of both communities that the politics of human life have always been and continue to be subject to the rule and providence of God. The hope of the symposium is that through examination of the ways inches.
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Subject Politics in the Bible.
BIBLES -- General.
RELIGION -- Biblical Reference -- General.
RELIGION -- Biblical Reference.
Politics in the Bible. (OCoLC)fst01069974
Indexed Term Christianity Scriptures Criticism
Christianity Scriptures Criticism
Added Author Reventlow, Henning Graf.
Hoffman, Yair.
Uffenheimer, Benjamin.
Other Form: Print version: Politics and theopolitics in the Bible and postbiblical literature. Sheffield, England : JSOT Press, ©1994 1850754616 9781850754619 (DLC) 94212525 (OCoLC)30367846
ISBN 9780567029638 (electronic bk.)
0567029638 (electronic bk.)
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