The God of the Old Testament: Encountering the Divine in Christian Scripture
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The God of the Old Testament: Encountering the Divine in Christian Scripture  -     By: R.W.L. Moberly

The God of the Old Testament: Encountering the Divine in Christian Scripture

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Six pivotal passages are given the royal treatment by this leading Old Testament theologian: the wise God in Proverbs 8; the mysterious God in Exodus 3; the just God in Psalm 82; the inscrutable God in Genesis 4; the only God in 2 Kings 5; and the trustworthy God in Psalm 46 and Jeremiah 7. Engages critically with both Jewish and Christian interpretations. 304 pages, softcover. Baker.

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Title: The God of the Old Testament: Encountering the Divine in Christian Scripture
By: R.W.L. Moberly
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 304
Vendor: Baker Academic
Publication Date: 2020
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
Weight: 1 pound 3 ounces
ISBN: 1540962997
ISBN-13: 9781540962997
Stock No: WW962997

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Walter Moberly is a top Old Testament theologian known for his creative, accessible, and provocative writing. His Old Testament Theology has been well received. This book, written in a similar vein, combines biblical criticism with constructive theology and engages both Jewish and Christian interpretations. Moberly offers robust readings of eight pivotal Old Testament passages that unpack the nature of God in Christian Scripture, demonstrating a Christian approach to reading the Old Testament that holds together the priorities of both scholarship and faith.

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R. W. L. Moberly (PhD, University of Cambridge) is professor of theology and biblical interpretation at Durham University in Durham, England. He is the author of numerous books, including Old Testament Theology and The Bible in a Disenchanted Age, and is an ordained priest in the Church of England.

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