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A historical theology of the Hebrew Bible

Author: Konrad Schmid
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2019 ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this meticulously researched study, Konrad Schmid offers a historical clarification of the concept of "theology." He then examines the theologies of the three constituent parts of the Hebrew Bible-the Torah, the Prophets, and the Writings- before tracing how these theological concepts developed throughout the history of ancient Israel and early Judaism
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Konrad Schmid
ISBN: 9780802876935 0802876935
OCLC Number: 1111396125
Notes: Originaltitel: Theologie des Alten Testaments (English)
Description: xviii, 486 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A. Introduction : --
1. Is there a theology of the Hebrew Bible? --
B. The use of the concept of theology in relation to the Bible : --
2. The premodern conception of theology: from mythology to systematic doctrine --
3. The Reformation's reconstrual of the concept of theology --
4. From biblical theology to the theology of the Old Testament --
5. The romantic devaluation of the concept of theology --
6. The reception of the concept of theology in Judaism --
7. The devaluation of the concept of religion in neo-orthodox theology --
8. Developments since the mid-twentieth century --
9. Implicit theologies in the Hebrew Bible and the search for a theology of the Hebrew Bible --
C. Hebrew Bible and Old Testament : --
10. The pluriformity of the tradition --
11. The Tanakh as the Hebrew Bible --
12. Reception and transformation into the Old Testament --
13. The meaning and relativity of the canon for a theology of the Hebrew Bible --
D. Methodological reflections : --
14. Comparative definitions --
15. Fundamental methodological choices --
E. Theologies of extant Hebrew Bibles and Old Testaments : --
16. Hebrew Bibles in Judaism and their theologies --
17. Old Testaments and their theologies --
F. Theologies of the three parts of the canon and their collections : --
18. Torah --
19. Nevi'im --
20. Ketuvim --
G. The principal theological guidelines in the literary history of the Hebrew Bible : --
21. The Hebrew Bible on the way to its theology --
22. The destruction of the Northern Kingdom in 722 BCE --
23. The preservation of Jerusalem in 701 BCE --
24. The reinterpretation of Assyrian imperial ideology --
25. The destruction of Judah in 587 BCE --
26. The theological reception of Persian imperial ideology --
27. The destruction of the Persian Empire in 333-331 BCE --
28. Confrontations with the Maccabean crisis (167-164 BCE) and the question of the end of the theologicalhistory of the Hebrew Bible --
H. Themes in the theology of the Hebrew Bible : --
29. Literary genres and forms of theological statements in the Hebrew Bible --
30. Perceptions and impressions of God --
31. From counterworld to everyday world: the basic precepts of life --
32. Divine intervention in history --
33. Political theology --
34. Law and righteousness --
35. Temple worship and sacrifice --
36. People of a nation, people of God, and the individual --
37. Monarchy, theocracy, and anticipation of a ruler --
38. Zion and Sinai --
39. Interpretations of humanity --
40. Diversity and unity in the theology of the Hebrew Bible --
I. The question of a Jewish theology of the Hebrew Bible or a Christian theology of the Old Testament : --
41. The Hebrew Bible and Judaism --
42. The Old Testament and Christianity
Responsibility: Konrad Schmid ; translated by Peter Altmann

Abstract:

In this meticulously researched study, Konrad Schmid offers a historical clarification of the concept of "theology." He then examines the theologies of the three constituent parts of the Hebrew Bible-the Torah, the Prophets, and the Writings- before tracing how these theological concepts developed throughout the history of ancient Israel and early Judaism

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