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The iconoclastic Deity : biblical images of God

Author: Clyde A Holbrook
Publisher: Lewisburg : Bucknell University Press ; London ; Cranbury, NJ : Associated University Presses, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clyde A Holbrook
ISBN: 0838750699 9780838750698
OCLC Number: 10506487
Description: 235 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
PART I: An approach to images --
Biblical images of God: sources and functions --
Worship, transcendence, and Biblical images --
Images or symbols? --
The truth of images --
PART II: An interlude: hermeneutics and the second naivete --
Naturalistic images of God --
Anthropomorphic images of God --
Anthropopathic images of God --
An interlude: Is "Spirit" an image? --
Images of God and Christ in social and historical context --
Christ, the image of God --
God as creator --
The transformation of images --
Conclusion: The search for authoritative images and symbols.
Responsibility: Clyde A. Holbrook.


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