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The Bible : respectful readings

Author: George Anastaplo
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2008]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This investigation of biblical experiences and teachings turns around an account of the Ten Commandments. The developments leading up to their promulgation are described and thereafter the  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Anastaplo
ISBN: 9780739124987 0739124986 9780739124994 0739124994
OCLC Number: 1002247038
Description: viii, 401 Seiten
Contents: Chapter 1 Table of Contents Chapter 2 1 On Taking the Bible Seriously Again Chapter 3 2 On Prophecy and Freedom Chapter 4 3 On Biblical Thought Chapter 5 4 Cain and Abel Chapter 6 5 Rebekah, Isaac, and Jacob Chapter 7 6 Joseph Chapter 8 7 Moses in Egypt Chapter 9 8 Moses at Sinai Chapter 10 9 The Ten Commandments Chapter 11 10 David Chapter 12 11 Solomon Chapter 13 12 Isaiah Chapter 14 13 Job Chapter 15 14 Jesus Chapter 16 15 The Lord's Prayer Chapter 17 16 The Nicene Creed Chapter 18 17 On the Yearning for Personal Immortality Chapter 19 Appendix A. Reason and Revelation: On Leo Strauss Chapter 20 Appendix B. Reason and Revelation: On Odysseus and Polyphemos Chapter 21 Appendix C. On the Status of the Political Order Chapter 22 Appendix D. On Being and One's Own Chapter 23 Appendix E. Leo Strauss and Judaism Revisited Chapter 24 Appendix F. On Beginnings (with Endnotes) Chapter 25 Appendix G. Shakespeare's Bible Chapter 26 Appendix H. Countdown to the Millenium: A Look atThe Revelation of St. John the Divine Chapter 27 Appendix I. John Locke andThe Reasonablenss of Christianity Chapter 28 Appendix J. The Holocaust and the Divine Ordering of Human Beings Chapter 29 Appendix K. Yearnings for the Divine and the Natural Animation of Matter Chapter 30 Endnotes Chapter 31 Index
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George Anastaplo brings some common sense questions and insightful comparisons drawn from classic Greek philosophic and literary works to bear on the most venerable Jewish and Christian text. The Read more...

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