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Be a blessing : the theology of work in the narrative of genesis.

Author: Elizabeth Ellen Ostring
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2016.
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Utilizing the techniques of narratology and literary analysis, this study examines the foundational biblical text of Genesis to develop the theology of ordinary human work that emerges from it. The study offers a history of Christian theologies of human work as well as a unique approach to both the topic of work and the literary structure of Genesis. The emerging concept of blessing rather than achievement provides  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Ostring, Elizabeth Ellen.
Be a blessing.
[Place of publication not identified] : Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2016
(OCoLC)945232229
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Ellen Ostring
ISBN: 9781498278713 149827871X
OCLC Number: 948734315
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Pages:1 to 25; Pages:26 to 50; Pages:51 to 75; Pages:76 to 100; Pages:101 to 125; Pages:126 to 150; Pages:151 to 175; Pages:176 to 200; Pages:201 to 225; Pages:226 to 250; Pages:251 to 275; Pages:276 to 282.

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Utilizing the techniques of narratology and literary analysis, this study examines the foundational biblical text of Genesis to develop the theology of ordinary human work that emerges from it. The study offers a history of Christian theologies of human work as well as a unique approach to both the topic of work and the literary structure of Genesis. The emerging concept of blessing rather than achievement provides a refreshing and yet practical approach to human work. This is a valuable complement to the current interest in this topic, and one that, although challenging some current concepts,

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