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Tanak : a theological and critical introduction to the Jewish Bible

Author: Marvin A Sweeney
Publisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Though 'biblical theology' has long been considered a strictly Christian enterprise, Marvin A. Sweeney here proposes a Jewish theology of the Hebrew Bible, based on the importance of Tanak as the foundation of Judaism and organized around the major components: Torah, Nevi'im (Prophets), and Kethuvim (Writings). Sweeney finds the structuring themes of Jewish life: the constitution of the nation Israel in relation to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marvin A Sweeney
ISBN: 9780800637439 0800637437
OCLC Number: 696099244
Description: xv, 544 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. The Tanak as the foundation of Judaism ; Christian Old Testament theology ; Jewish Biblical theology ; The task of Jewish Biblical theology --
The Torah. Overview ; The Toledoth/generations sequence in the Torah : The creation of heaven and earth, The generations of heaven and earth : human beings, The generations of Adam : problems in human development, The generations of Noah : the flood, The generations of Noah : the spread of humans over the earth, The generations of Shem : history of the Semites, The generations of Terah : Abraham and Sarah, ancestors of Israel, The generations of Ishmael, The generations of Isaac : Jacob/Israel and neighbors, The generations of Esau/Edom, The generations of Jacob/Israel, The generations of Aaron and Moses : Israel under the guidance of the Levites --
The former prophets. Overview ; The Book of Joshua ; The Book of Judges ; The Book of Samuel ; The Book of Kings --
The latter prophets. Overview ; The Book of Isaiah ; The Book of Jeremiah ; The Book of Ezekiel ; The Book of the Twelve Prophets : Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi --
The Ketuvim/Writings. Overview ; The Book of Psalms ; The Book of Proverbs ; The Book of Job ; The Five Megillot : Overview, The Song of Songs, The Book of Ruth, The Book of Lamentations, The Book of Qoheleth, The Book of Esther ; The Book of Daniel ; The Book of Ezra-Nehemiah ; The Book of Chronicles --
Conclusion. Some concluding thoughts.
Responsibility: Marvin A. Sweeney.

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Biblical theology is no longer a strictly Christian enterprise. Sweeney structures his theology of Tanak around themes of Jewish life: the constitution of the nation Israel in relation to God; the  Read more...

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