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Exploring the evolving view of God : from ancient Israel to the risen Jesus

Author: John M Perry
Publisher: Franklin, Wis. : Sheed & Ward, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Exploring the Evolving View of God outlines the cultural and historical limitations that continue to shape our language and ideas about God. it relates abstract thinking about God to the concrete history of ancient Israel and draws parallels between Israel's history and the New Testament confession of Jesus as Messiah.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John M Perry
ISBN: 1580510671 9781580510677
OCLC Number: 41572574
Description: xiii, 292 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: A brief overview of efforts to visualize the sacred --
The origin of the twelve tribes and their henotheism --
Israel's henotheistic faith during the first half of the monarchy --
Israel's henotheistic faith during the last half of the monarchy --
Israel's discovery of monotheism during the exile --
The evolution of philosophical monotheism --
Prophetic universalism versus post-exilic legalism --
Israel's discovery of eschatological hope --
The risen Jesus as God's endorsement of Israel's eschatological hope --
Remaining questions.
Responsibility: John Michael Perry.

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