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Facing the abusing God : a theology of protest

Author: David R Blumenthal
Publisher: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster/John Knox Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Looking at the experience of Holocaust survivors and of survivors of child abuse, this work asks disturbing questions why God permits victimization of the innocent.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David R Blumenthal
ISBN: 0664254640 9780664254643
OCLC Number: 27975156
Language Note: Includes text of Psalm 109 in Hebrew with parallel English translation.
Description: xxv, 318 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: BEGINNING SOMEWHERE --
1. Introduction --
Talking About Talking About God Voice --
God's Two Essential Attributes and the Theology of Image --
Irruption --
2. Personality --
Personality as an Attribute of God --
The Attribute of Personality and Freud --
Six Personalist Attributes of God --
Meditative Postscript --
3. Holiness --
Holiness as an Attribute of God --
Words That Go in Circles --
Kavvana and the Attribute of Holiness --
Holiness, Fear, and Joy --
Second Thoughts --
4. Universes of Discourse --
The General Theory with Four Examples --
The Universe of Spiritual Discourse --
The Relationship Between the Spiritual and the Other Universes of Discourse --
Cognitive Dissonance --
5. Seriatim, or Sailing into the Wind --
The Images --
The Images and Life --
The Images and the Text(s) --
Other Voices --
Counter-image --
TEXT-ING --
6. Intimations --
Text --
Interpretation --
Inter-text-uality --
W-rite-ing --
How to Read This Part --
7. Psalm 128, with four commentaries --
8. Psalm 44, with four commentaries --
9. Psalm 109, with four commentaries --
10. Psalm 27, with four commentaries --
RE-SPONSE --
11. Prelude --
12. Dialogue with an Adult Survivor of Child Abuse --
The Voice of the Abused --
On God and Jewish Identity --
On Healing --
13. Dialogue with a Systematic Theologian --
On Covenant --
Ethical, Spiritual, and Theological Nihilism --
On Healing --
14. Beth's Psalm --
Psalm 27 --
Healing --
Beth's Healing Psalm --
CON-TEMPLATION --
15. Prologue --
16. The Abusing God --
Standing In-Between --
Abusiveness: The Scriptural Texts --
Abusiveness as an Attribute of God --
17. Facing the Abusing God --
Protest and Challenge, Distrust and Suspicion as a Post-Holocaust, Abuse-Sensitive Stance --
A Re-new-ed Form of Religious Healing --
Some Theological and Psychological Considerations --
Transition into the Presence --
18. Addressing the Abusing God --
Taking a Stance --
Psalms for an Angry Generation --
Closing Prayers to the Abusing God.
Other Titles: Bible.
Responsibility: David R. Blumenthal.

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Looking at the experience of Holocaust survivors and of survivors of child abuse, this work asks disturbing questions why God permits victimization of the innocent.

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