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How repentance became biblical

How repentance became biblical

Author: David A Lambert
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David A Lambert
ISBN: 9780190861155 0190861150
OCLC Number: 1044959946
Notes: Originally published: 2016.
Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface Introduction: The Penitential Lens Part I - Rites1. Fasting and the Artistry of Distress 2. The Logic of Appeal 3. Articulating Sin Part II - Language and Pedagogy4. A Material (Re)turn to YHWH5. Power and the Prophetic Utterance Part III - Religion6. Agency and Redemption 7. The Genealogy of Repentance Postscript
Responsibility: David A. Lambert.
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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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