Mitzvoth ethics and the Jewish Bible : the end of Old Testament theology / Gershom M.H. Ratheiser.Material type: TextSeries: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies 460 ; T & T Clark library of biblical studies. Publisher: New York : T & T Clark, c2007Description: xiv, 409 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780567029621 (hardcover); 056702962X (hardcover).Subject(s): Bible. O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etcLOC classification: BS1171.3 | .R38 2007
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -383) and indexes.
880-01 Analysis of approaches to the Jewish Bible. Christian approaches to the Jewish Bible : theology and history (Johann Philipp Gabler and the influence of his predecessors ; The eighteenh century ; The nineteenh century ; The twentieth century ; "Modern theologies of the Jewish Bible" ; Excursus : Knight's A Christian theology of the Old Testament ; Modern Christian theologies of the Jewish Bible and beyond ; Excursus : Christian ethical studies of the Jewish Bible) ; Jewish approaches to the Jewish Bible : the ethical tendency (Preliminary thoughts and historical entry ; The Jewish hermeneutical-exegetical tendency : ethics ; Jewish scholars and Jewish biblical-theological studies) ; A historical-philological mitzvoth ethics of the Jewish Bible (Contributions and problems of Christian and Jewish perspectives ; Why Jewish and Christian biblical scholarship collide ; A possible way out of the hermeneutical maze ; An alternative hermeneutical-exegetical approach) -- An alternative approach : the paradigm of examples. Basic assumptions and introduction to the method ; The impact of Torah, Decalogue and covenant : an outline ; The intention : the creation of an ethos of [shalom] (Holiness as pillar of biblical mitzvoth ethics ; Justice as pillar of Jewish biblical mitzvoth ethics) ; Communicating the ideal ; The biblical ethos of theodicy (The transformation of "why?" into "what for?" ; Theodicy, anthropodicy and the covenant) -- Joshua the exemplary warrior. Introductory notes : Joshua as an example of [YHṾH]-pleasing life ; Joshua, the legitimate successor of Moses ; [YHṾH], the ancient Jews' ideal army leader (Warrior terminology applied to [YHṾH] ; The ideal warrior and his war : [YHṾH] in Jewish warfare ; Holiness and justice in the wars of [YHṾH]) ; Joshua, the ancient Jews' exemplary army leader (Joshua and the land of promise conquered synergistically ; The cultic role characteristics ofJoshua as exemplary warrior ; The "just ruler" role characteristic of Joshua the prime warrior ; Joshua and the mitzvoth covenant renewed ; Conclusion : the encouraged one becomes an encourager).
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