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The problem of evil and its symbols in Jewish and Christian tradition

Author: Henning Reventlow, Graf.; Yair Hoffman
Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark International, ©2004.
Series: Journal for the study of the Old Testament., Supplement series ;, 366.
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The existence of evil in the world represents one of the most complex problems for those who believe in God. Here, a range of Jewish and Christian contributors examine the issue of evil in the Bible and its impact on Judaism and Christianity from a variety of perspectives. For example, how has Jewish mysticism explained evil, and what were Luther's thoughts on the topic? The dialogue between specialists from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Problem of evil and its symbols in Jewish and Christian tradition.
London ; New York : T & T Clark International, ©2004
(DLC) 2005362979
(OCoLC)57371637
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henning Reventlow, Graf.; Yair Hoffman
ISBN: 9780826400857 082640085X
OCLC Number: 276839559
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 220 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Part I. The Bible. 'Evil' in the Books of Kings / Winfried Thiel --
Jeremiah 50-51 and the concept of evil in the Hebrew Bible / Yair Hoffman --
The Wrath of God in the Book of Lamentations / Edward L. Greenstein --
Evil and its symbols in Psalms 14; 53; 36; 12 / Osnat Singer --
The Evil Ones and the Godless: A problem of identity in Biblical Wisdom / Henning Graf Reventlow --
The Devil in the Revelation of St. John / Klaus Wengst --
Part II. Religious History and Judaism. Evil in the world of religions / Hans-Peter Hasenfratz --
Evil and its symbols in the Qumran Scrolls / Bilha Nitzan --
The concept of evil and its sanctification in Kabbalistic thought / Yoram Jacobson --
Part III. Systematic Questions. Augustine and Luther on Evil / Dietmar Wyrwa --
Good and evil in ethics / Christofer Frey --
The riddle of evil --
the Auschwitz-Question / Christian Link --
Evil: a topic for religious education? / Franz-Heinrich Beyer --
Part IV. Modern Literature. The question of evil in Israeli Holocaust Fiction / Yochai Oppenheimer.
Series Title: Journal for the study of the Old Testament., Supplement series ;, 366.
Responsibility: edited by Henning Graf Reventlow and Yair Hoffman.

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