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

Author: David Arthur Lambert
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Les rabats de jaquette indiquent : "'How Repentance Became Biblical' tells the story of repentance as a concept. Many today, in both secular and religious contexts, assume it to be a natural and inevitable component of our lives. But where did it originate? How did it become so prominent within Western religious traditions and, by extension, contemporary culture? What purposes does it serve? This book identifies  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Arthur Lambert
ISBN: 9780190212247 0190212241
OCLC Number: 962849041
Description: 1 v. (XIII-266 p.) : jaquette illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface ; Introduction: The Penitential Lens ; Part I - Rites ; 1. Fasting and the Artistry of Distress ; 2. The Logic of Appeal ; 3. Articulating Sin ; Part II - Language and Pedagogy ; 4. A Material (Re)turn to YHWH ; 5. Power and the Prophetic Utterance ; Part III - Religion ; 6. Agency and Redemption ; 7. The Genealogy of Repentance ; Postscript
Responsibility: David A. Lambert.

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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  Read more...
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there can be little doubt that this extremely impressive work will challenge the thinking of scholars of biblical and related literatures for quite some time. * David Frankel, Schechter Institute of Read more...

 
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