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How repentance became biblical : Judaism, Christianity, and the interpretation of scripture

Author: David A Lambert
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"How Repentance Became Biblical explores the rise of repentance as a concept within early forms of Judaism and Christianity and how it has informed the interpretation of the Hebrew Bible, or Old Testament. It develops alternative accounts for many of the ancient phenomena identified as penitential"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lambert, David A.
How Repentance Became Biblical : Judaism, Christianity, and the Interpretation of Scripture.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David A Lambert
ISBN: 9780190212254 019021225X
OCLC Number: 922528599
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: The penitential lens --
Part I. Rites. Fasting and the artistry of distress --
The logic of appeal --
Articulating sin --
Part II. Language and pedagogy. A material "(re)turn to YHWH" --
Power and the prophetic utterance --
Part III. Religion. Agency and redemption --
The genealogy of repentance.
Responsibility: David A. Lambert.

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He aptly charts the development of the concept of repentance as it came to prominence in Judaism and Christianity and explains how the penitential lens developed. This volume represents a Read more...

 
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