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The man who wrestled with God : light from the Old Testament on the psychology of individuation

Author: John A Sanford
Publisher: New York : Paulist Press, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Uses the Biblical stories of Jacob, Joseph, Moses, Adam and Eve to show how the struggle to become a well-rounded person is achieved.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jacob, (Biblical patriarch); Joseph, (Son of Jacob); Moses, (Biblical leader); Adam, (Biblical figure); Eve, (Biblical figure); Adam, (Biblical figure); Eve, (Biblical figure); Jacob, (Biblical patriarch); Joseph, (Son of Jacob); Moses, (Biblical leader)
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John A Sanford
ISBN: 0809123673 9780809123674
OCLC Number: 7481612
Description: vi, 119 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I. The man who wrestled with God. Jacob's cunning --
Jacob's transformation --
A wrestling match with God --
Part II. The slave who ruled a nation. An arrogant young man --
Into the depths --
The turning point --
Part III. The reluctant hero. Birth of a hero --
The making of a hero --
The reluctant hero --
Part IV. In defense of Adam and Eve. What's in a myth? --
The original man.
Responsibility: John A. Sanford.

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Uses the Biblical stories of Jacob, Joseph, Moses, Adam and Eve to show how the struggle to become a well-rounded person is achieved.

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