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Encounters with Biblical Theology

John J. Collins

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This important book for use in Old Testament courses is also a valuable resource for those exploring the role of the Bible in culture today. The articles include:

Theoretical IssuesIs a Critical Biblical Theology Possible?Biblical Theology and the History of Israelite ReligionThe Politics of Biblical Interpretation

The PentateuchFaith without Works: Biblical Ethics and the Sacrifice of IsaacThe Development of the Exodus TraditionThe Exodus and Biblical TheologyThe Biblical Vision of the Common Good

Wisdom and Biblical TheologyThe Biblical Precedent for Natural TheologyProverbial Wisdom and the Yahwist VisionNatural Theology and Biblical Tradition: The Case of Hellenistic Judaism

Apocalyptic LiteratureTemporality and Politics in Jewish Apocalyptic LiteratureThe Book of Truth: Daniel as Reliable Witness to Past and Future in the United States of AmericaThe Legacy of Apocalypticism: Christian Adaptations of Jewish TraditionJesus and the Messiahs of IsraelJewish Monotheism and Christian Theology

Fortress Press, 9780800637699, 256pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2005