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Introducing the Old Testament, John Drane

Label
Introducing the Old Testament
Title
Introducing the Old Testament
Statement of responsibility
John Drane
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Drane, John William
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BS1140.3
LC item number
.D73 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Introducing the Old Testament, John Drane
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 362-363) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Introducing the Old Testament -- The story -- Escape from Egypt -- National decline -- Understanding the story -- The story and the faith -- Ordering the books -- Types of literature -- Sections of the Hebrew Bible -- 2. The founding of the nation -- National identity -- The founders -- Early expressions of faith -- The birth of the nation -- The exodus -- The covenant -- To the promised land -- 3. A land flowing with milk and honey -- Canaan and its history -- The emergence of Israel -- Armed struggle -- Peaceful infiltration -- Social revolution -- The judges -- 4. 'A king like other nations' -- Samuel and the ark -- Saul -- David -- David's rise to power -- A new king and new ways -- The old ways and new ideas -- Solomon -- The empire -- Alliances -- The Temple -- Arts and science -- Balancing the books -- After Solomon -- Society and religion -- The psalms -- Wisdom -- What is wisdom? -- 5. The two kingdoms -- A kingdom divided -- Back to the old ways -- Political changes -- Religious problems -- New alliances -- Prosperity again -- Decay and collapse -- Growing insecurity -- New prosperity and false security -- National revival -- Assyria on the move -- 6. Judah and Jerusalem -- Danger and uncertainty -- False confidence -- Reform in Jerusalem -- The Assyrians move in -- Assyria's final fling -- Reform and renewal -- A lost book -- The Babylonians -- Jeremiah and the fall of Jerusalem -- Misplaced trust -- The end is coming -- Dark days in Jerusalem -- 7. Dashed hopes and new horizons -- Facing up to disaster -- By the rivers of Babylon -- A new beginning -- Back to Jerusalem -- Confusion and despair -- Renewing the covenant -- Building the walls -- Handing on the law -- 8. The challenge of a new age -- A new empire -- Jews and Greeks -- Emerging tensions -- National pride and religious zeal -- Keeping the faith -- Esther -- Judith -- Tobit -- The end of the story
  • 9. The living God -- Who is God? -- God is invisible -- God and the forces of nature -- God and the philosophers -- What is God like? -- An active God -- Finding God in later history -- A personal God -- Words for describing God -- When God is absent -- Personal alienation -- National despair -- How can God be known? -- God's grace -- God's word -- 10. God and the world -- Discovering God in nature and history -- Thinking about the world -- Understanding the Genesis stories -- The stories as literature -- The message of the stories -- men, women and God -- In relation to the earth -- In relation to God -- In relation to each other -- Broken relationships and new beginnings -- The root of the problem -- Searching for the answer -- 11. Living as God's people -- Belief and behaviour -- Discovering God's will through wisdom -- Understanding 'wisdom' -- Wisdom in practice -- Discovering God's will in the law -- The ten commandments -- The book of the covenant -- Deuteronomy -- Priestly laws -- From theory to practice -- Criminal law -- Civil law -- Family law -- Social law -- Explaining God's will -- The Old Testament ethic is theological -- The Old Testament ethic is dynamic -- The Old Testament ethic is social -- The Old Testament ethic is personal -- 12. Worshipping God -- Worshipping a holy God -- God is infinite -- God is good -- God is love -- Places of worship -- The tabernacle or tent of Yahweh's presence -- Local sanctuaries -- The Temple -- The synagogue -- The character of worship -- Singing and music -- Prayer -- Dance and drama -- Sacrifice -- Times for worship -- The sabbath day -- The Passover -- The harvest festivals -- 13. From Hebrew Bible to Old Testament -- Questions of belief -- Searching for solutions -- Making connections -- Questions of behaviour -- Revisiting history -- Moral tensions -- Texts and readers -- Glimpses of a different future -- A new covenant -- A messiah -- A new world -- Other books of the Old Testament
Control code
ocm48394802
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Completely revised and updated.
Extent
366 pages
Isbn
9780800634322
Lccn
2002279887
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)48394802
Label
Introducing the Old Testament, John Drane
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 362-363) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Introducing the Old Testament -- The story -- Escape from Egypt -- National decline -- Understanding the story -- The story and the faith -- Ordering the books -- Types of literature -- Sections of the Hebrew Bible -- 2. The founding of the nation -- National identity -- The founders -- Early expressions of faith -- The birth of the nation -- The exodus -- The covenant -- To the promised land -- 3. A land flowing with milk and honey -- Canaan and its history -- The emergence of Israel -- Armed struggle -- Peaceful infiltration -- Social revolution -- The judges -- 4. 'A king like other nations' -- Samuel and the ark -- Saul -- David -- David's rise to power -- A new king and new ways -- The old ways and new ideas -- Solomon -- The empire -- Alliances -- The Temple -- Arts and science -- Balancing the books -- After Solomon -- Society and religion -- The psalms -- Wisdom -- What is wisdom? -- 5. The two kingdoms -- A kingdom divided -- Back to the old ways -- Political changes -- Religious problems -- New alliances -- Prosperity again -- Decay and collapse -- Growing insecurity -- New prosperity and false security -- National revival -- Assyria on the move -- 6. Judah and Jerusalem -- Danger and uncertainty -- False confidence -- Reform in Jerusalem -- The Assyrians move in -- Assyria's final fling -- Reform and renewal -- A lost book -- The Babylonians -- Jeremiah and the fall of Jerusalem -- Misplaced trust -- The end is coming -- Dark days in Jerusalem -- 7. Dashed hopes and new horizons -- Facing up to disaster -- By the rivers of Babylon -- A new beginning -- Back to Jerusalem -- Confusion and despair -- Renewing the covenant -- Building the walls -- Handing on the law -- 8. The challenge of a new age -- A new empire -- Jews and Greeks -- Emerging tensions -- National pride and religious zeal -- Keeping the faith -- Esther -- Judith -- Tobit -- The end of the story
  • 9. The living God -- Who is God? -- God is invisible -- God and the forces of nature -- God and the philosophers -- What is God like? -- An active God -- Finding God in later history -- A personal God -- Words for describing God -- When God is absent -- Personal alienation -- National despair -- How can God be known? -- God's grace -- God's word -- 10. God and the world -- Discovering God in nature and history -- Thinking about the world -- Understanding the Genesis stories -- The stories as literature -- The message of the stories -- men, women and God -- In relation to the earth -- In relation to God -- In relation to each other -- Broken relationships and new beginnings -- The root of the problem -- Searching for the answer -- 11. Living as God's people -- Belief and behaviour -- Discovering God's will through wisdom -- Understanding 'wisdom' -- Wisdom in practice -- Discovering God's will in the law -- The ten commandments -- The book of the covenant -- Deuteronomy -- Priestly laws -- From theory to practice -- Criminal law -- Civil law -- Family law -- Social law -- Explaining God's will -- The Old Testament ethic is theological -- The Old Testament ethic is dynamic -- The Old Testament ethic is social -- The Old Testament ethic is personal -- 12. Worshipping God -- Worshipping a holy God -- God is infinite -- God is good -- God is love -- Places of worship -- The tabernacle or tent of Yahweh's presence -- Local sanctuaries -- The Temple -- The synagogue -- The character of worship -- Singing and music -- Prayer -- Dance and drama -- Sacrifice -- Times for worship -- The sabbath day -- The Passover -- The harvest festivals -- 13. From Hebrew Bible to Old Testament -- Questions of belief -- Searching for solutions -- Making connections -- Questions of behaviour -- Revisiting history -- Moral tensions -- Texts and readers -- Glimpses of a different future -- A new covenant -- A messiah -- A new world -- Other books of the Old Testament
Control code
ocm48394802
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Completely revised and updated.
Extent
366 pages
Isbn
9780800634322
Lccn
2002279887
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)48394802

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