The Covenant Formula: An Exegetical and Theological Investigation

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Bloomsbury Academic, 1998 - Religion - 105 pages
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God's covenant with Israel is one of the most important themes of Old Testament scholarship: 'I will be your God, you shall be my people'. Yet this has only rarely been the focus of a comprehensive study.Professor Rendtorff explores the different ways the covenant formula is used in the Bible, its structural and theological functions, the connections between covenant and election.An important contribution to a canonical interpretation of the Hebrew Bible.

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Rolf Rendtorff is Emeritus Professor of Old Testament, University of Heidelberg.

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