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Creation untamed : the Bible, God, and natural disasters

Author: Terence E Fretheim
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Academic, ©2010.
Series: Theological explorations for the church catholic.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Bible often speaks of natural disasters, but its insights have been insufficiently explored. Terence Fretheim offers fresh readings of familiar Old Testament passages--creation, the flood, Sodom and Gomorrah, the plagues of Egypt, the suffering of Job, and the biblical laments--to provide biblical resources for working through this topic. He presents an understanding of creation as good, but not perfect;  Read more...
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Fretheim, Terence E.
Creation untamed.
Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Academic, ©2010
(DLC) 2010010069
(OCoLC)548412760
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Terence E Fretheim
ISBN: 9781441259714 1441259716 9781441213594 1441213597
OCLC Number: 827944915
Notes: Originally presented as lectures given as the Earle Lectures at Nazarene Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Missouri in October 2008 and as Midwinter Convocation lectures at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota in January 2009.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 160 pages)
Contents: God created the world good, not perfect --
The God of the flood story and natural disasters --
Natural disasters, the will of the Creator, and the suffering of Job --
Suffering and the God of the Old Testament --
God, faith, and the practice of prayer.
Series Title: Theological explorations for the church catholic.
Responsibility: Terence E. Fretheim.

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A leading Old Testament theologian addresses one of the most vexing questions in Christian life and theology: What is God's role in natural disasters?  Read more...

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