Aspects of the Old Testament: Considered in Eight Lectures Delivered before the University of Oxford

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Wipf and Stock Publishers, Jan 1, 2007 - Religion - 468 pages
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Aspects of the Old Testament, the Bampton lectures for 1897, were presented as eight talks before the University of Oxford. In these lectures, Ottley's aim was to show that it is possible to regard as conclusive and to welcome many of the verdicts of the "higher criticism of the Old Testament, without necessarily accepting what is merely conjectural and arbitrary.
 

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Contents

LECTURE I
1
Factors determining the true use of the Old Testament
13
The historical books
31
The Old Testament traces the history of a covenantal relation
82
1 The authority of Christ
86
LECTURE III
97
ment
114
NOTE A The patriarchal narratives
145
NOTE A The symbolic significance of the Tabernacle
261
The beginnings of prophetism
270
aspects of their work
274
its gradual growth
295
LECTURE VII
323
their character and contents
329
the Psalms
355
1 Righteousness and truthi
362

its bearing on our inquiry
160
LECTURE II
171
The special function of the Old Testament
181
The covenant between Jehovah and Israel inaugurated at Sinai
206
The moral requirement involved in the covenant
213
The sanctuary and the sacrifices
224
Symbolic and typical significance
247
LECTURE VIII
373
The permanent function of the Old Testament in the Church
401
The Old Testament a revelation of Gods nature and character
412
Function of the Old Testament in forming and training character
421
The Old Testament as an instructor in social righteousness
430
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Robert Lawrence Ottley (1856-1933) was educated at King's School, Canterbury, and at Pembroke College, Oxford. He was a fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, principal of Pusey House, and after 1903 canon of Christ Church and Regius Professor of Pastoral Theology at Oxford. Among his writings are 'The Hebrew Prophets' and 'The Religion of Israel'.

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