Offering a striking departure from traditional research treatments of the OT, renowned scholar Gerstenberger discusses in detail the various theological voices rooted in the social settings of ancient Israel---the family and clan, village, tribal alliances, and kingdom. He also provides surprising insights into Israel's views on polytheism, syncretism, and monotheism. 358 pages, hardcover from Fortress.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 358 Vendor: Fortress Press Publication Date: 2002
Dimensions: 9 X 6 X 0.88 (inches) ISBN: 0800634659 ISBN-13: 9780800634650 Availability: In Stock
Gerstenberger discusses the various theological voices rooted in different social settings within Israel, and concludes with his reflections on how contemporary theology must be contextual to be authentic.