Understanding Poets and Prophets: Essays in Honour of George Wishart Anderson

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A. Graeme Auld
Bloomsbury Publishing, Oct 1, 1993 - Religion - 445 pages
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A rich collection of essays by twenty-eight of Professor G W Anderson's students, colleagues and successors in Edinburgh, and associates at home and abroad in the worl of Hebrew and Biblical Studies presented in the year of his 80th birthday
 

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Contents

A New Prophetic Message from Aleppo and its Biblical Counterparts
236
The Place of the Old Testament in Understanding Israelite History and Religion
242
John 5 and the Limits of Rhetorical Criticism
258
Scandinavian Contributions
273
The Enemy in the Old Testament
284
Who is the Man in Lamentations 3? A Fresh Approach to the Interpretation of the Book of Lamentations
294
Some Semantic Links between Isaiah 2427 and Daniel
307
Otto Eissfeldt 18871973
318

Jeremiah 125 and the Deuteronomistic History
93
The Old Testament in the Church?
114
Lice or a Veil in the Song of Songs 17?
127
The Anatomy of Hebrew Narrative Poetry
141
Qohelet the Rabbis and the Wisdom Text from the Cairo Geniza
149
The Deuteronomistic Cycles of Signs and Wonders in Exodus 113
166
Genesis 1 from the Perspective of a Chinese Creation Myth
186
The Connotations of omitted in the Hebrew Bible
199
The Great Commandment and the Golden Rule
213
A Terminological Enquiry
227
Notes on the Joseph Story
336
Truth and Fiction in the Carmen Christi
351
John 212024 and the Death of the Author
366
The Conquest under the Leadership of the House of Judah
388
Isaiah 111 and the Septuagint of Isaiah
401
Accommodation and Barbarity in John Calvins Old Testament Commentaries
413
Index of References
428
Index of Authors
440
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A. Graeme Auld is Professor of Hebrew Bible, University of Edinburgh.

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