The kingdom of God: the Biblical concept and its meaning for the church

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Abingdon Press, 1980 - Religion - 288 pages
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"The author's style is clear and arresting. Ancient situations are made more understandable to the general reader by apt comparisions with American history and religious life. The practical applications are not platitudinous but prophetically searching.

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Review: The Kingdom of God: The Biblical Concept & Its Meaning for the Church

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Surprisingly well written. I do not expect theology books to use such dramatic metaphors. The author keeps us tuned in by frequently writing from the viewpoint of antagonists in scripture and does a ... Read full review

Review: The Kingdom of God: The Biblical Concept & Its Meaning for the Church

User Review  - Dj Lang - Goodreads

The author states that he wants to make this book available to all readers, but it is still quite academic. I did appreciate the extra notes as I looked at a portion of them. I learned a lot. It wasn ... Read full review

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Contents

The People of God and the Kingdom of Israel
17
A Kingdom Under Judgment
45
A Remnant Shall Repent
71
Copyright

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About the author (1980)

Bright, before his death, was the Cyrus H. McCormick Professor Hebrew and the Interpretation of the Old Testament, Union Theological Seminary, Richmond, VA.

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