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Provocation and Punishment

(Hardback - Aug 2006)
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Overview

This book examines the problem of theodicy arising from the fall of Jerusalem (587 B.C.E.) in the book of Jeremiah. It explores the ways in which the authors of the book of Jeremiah tried to explain away their God's responsibility while clinging to the idea of divine mastery over human affairs. In order to trace the development of a particular book's understanding of God's role in meting out punishments, this book analyzes all the passages containing the pivotal word ("to provoke to anger") in Deuteronomistic History and the book of Jeremiah.

Details

  • SKU: 9783110189940
  • SKU10: 3110189941
  • Title: Provocation and Punishment
  • Series: Beihefte Zur Zeitschrift Fur die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft
  • Qty Remaining Online: 133
  • Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
  • Date Published: Aug 2006
  • Pages: 320
  • Age Range: 22
  • Grade Level: Post Graduate
  • Weight lbs: 1.31
  • Dimensions: 9.23" L x 6.49" W x 0.96" H
  • Features: Index, Bibliography
  • Category: BIBLICAL STUDIES
  • Subject: Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - Old Testament

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