Old Testament Theology, Vol. 2: Old Testament Library [OTL]   -     By: Gerhard von Rad
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Old Testament Theology, Vol. 2: Old Testament Library [OTL]

Westminster John Knox Press / 2001 / Paperback

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A classic returns---featuring a new introduction by Walter Brueggemann. A pioneering figure in biblical studies, with a fresh understanding of the Bible, Professor von Rad demonstrates how the Old Testament text grew out of earlier experiences of God's involvement in the life of Israel and still witnesses to his divine activity in the world today. 488 pages, softcover from Westminster/John Knox.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 488
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 2001
Dimensions: 8.75 X 5.87 (inches)
ISBN: 0664224083
ISBN-13: 9780664224080
Availability: In Stock
Series: Old Testament Library

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Publisher's Description

This republication of a classic work contains a new introduction by Walter Brueggemann that places Gerhard von Rad's work within the context of German theology, Old Testament theology, and the history of interpretation of the Old Testament. In Old Testament Theology, von Rad applies the most advanced results of form criticism to develop a new understanding of the Bible. His original approach is now available once again in English.

The Old Testament Library provides fresh and authoritative treatments of important aspects of Old Testament study through commentaries and general surveys. The contributors are scholars of international standing.

Author Bio

Gerhard von Rad was Professor of Old Testament at the University of Heidelberg in Germany until his death in 1971. He is the author of several books, including Wisdom in Israel and Holy War in Ancient Israel.

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