Covenant: the history of a Biblical idea

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Johns Hopkins Press, 1969 - Religion - 194 pages
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The familiar idea of a covenant between God and His people is central to much of the literature of the Old Testament. Through analyses of the style, content, and language of biblical and extra-biblical documents, Dr. Hillers renders the complex idea of covenant comprehensible to the layman as he provides insights into such ideas as the love of God and the knowledge of God--both of which are intimately connected with Israel's concept of covenant. (Biblical Studies)

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Review: Covenant: The History of a Biblical Idea

User Review  - Karla - Goodreads

This book, for its short length, is quite thorough, concerning the idea of covenant and ancient cultures. Though the author writes from a very well researched and educated perspective, the reading is not necessarily difficult. This is a good addition to any Bible student's library. Read full review

Review: Covenant: The History of a Biblical Idea

User Review  - Greg - Goodreads

Shows how covenants in the Ancient Near East form the background of the Old Testament. I think it predates Meredith Kline's work, which specifically talked about Deuteronomy. Read full review


Chapter Two The Words of the Sun
Chapter Three Sinai and Shechem
Chapter Four There Was No King in Israel

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