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Getting involved with God : rediscovering the Old Testament

Author: Ellen F Davis
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Cowley Publications, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a book about getting, and staying, involved with God-what it takes, what it costs, what it looks and feels like, and why anyone would want to do it anyway.

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Genre/Form: Introductions
Faculty publications
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen F Davis
ISBN: 1561011975 9781561011971
OCLC Number: 47271184
Description: x, 208 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Part 1 Introduction Part 2 Pain and Praise: The Psalms as Common Prayer Chapter 3 Improving Our Aim: Praying the Psalms Chapter 4 "With My Tears I Melt My Mattress": The Psalms of Lament Chapter 5 "But Surely Not Those!": The Cursing Psalms Chapter 6 "Lamenting into Dancing": The Psalms of Praise Part 7 The Cost of Love Chapter 8 "I've Got to Turn Aside": The Burning Bush Chapter 9 "Take Your Son": The Binding of Isaac Chapter 10 "The One Whom My Soul Loves": The Song of Songs Part 11 The Art of Living Well Chapter 12 Wise Ignorance: The Book of Proverbs Chapter 13 Simple Gifts: The Book of Ecclesiastes Chapter 14 The Sufferer's Wisdom: The Book of Job Part 15 Habits of the Heart Chapter 16 Desirable Discipline: Proverbs 8 Chapter 17 A Fool for Love: Exodus 33 Chapter 18 "Like Grass I'm Dried Up": Psalm 102 Chapter 19 Voluntary Heartbreak: Psalm 51 Chapter 20 Serving in the Shadows: Isaiah 49 Part 21 Torah of the Earth Chapter 22 "Good-Faith Springs Up from the Earth": An Essay in Biblical Ecology Chapter 23 Greed and Prophecy: Numbers 11
Responsibility: Ellen F. Davis.

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Ellen Davis continues the core task of biblical exposition for the sake of the church. . . . Through it all Ellen Davis utilizes her considerable gifts of sensitivity to the text, attentiveness to Read more...

 
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