Theology of the Old Testament: Testimony, Dispute, Advocacy

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Fortress Press, 2005 - 777 עמודים
This paperback edition of Walter Brueggemann's classic work makes this important volume available at a lower price and accompanied by a CD-ROM that enhances its usefulness in numerous ways. Using the Libronix software, with helpful features for the user (searching, bookmarking, highlighting, auto-footnoting, note taking), the CD-ROM also includes chapter summaries, discussion questions, and web links to Brueggemann resources (articles, interviews, reviews).
 

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RETROSPECT 1 FROM THE BEGINNING TO THE END OF A GENERATIVE PERIOD
1
The Critical Enterprise
6
The Recovery of Theological Interpretation
15
An Ending to a Generative Period
42
RETROSPECT 2 THE CONTEMPORARY SITUATION
61
Centrist Enterprises
89
Efforts at the Margin
98
Four Insistent Questions
102
Covenantal Existence as Alternative Humanness
485
Covenantal Humanness in Two Texts
487
THE NATIONS AS YAHWEHS PARTNER
492
The Nations visavis Israel
495
Yahweh and the Superpowers
502
The Possibility of Legitimate Power in the World of Yahweh
518
CREATION AS YAHWEHS PARTNER
528
Creation in Jeopardy
534

ISRAELS CORE TESTIMONY
115
ISRAELS PRACTICE OF TESTIMONY
117
Testimony and Trial Metaphor
120
Normative Shape of Israels Utterance
122
Normative Substance of Israels Utterance
126
Summary
144
TESTIMONY IN VERBAL SENTENCES
145
Yahweh the God Who Makes Promises
164
Yahweh the God Who Delivers
173
Yahweh the God Who Commands
181
Yahweh the God Who Leads
201
An Overview of Verbal Testimony
205
ADJECTIVES YAHWEH WITH CHARACTERISTIC MARKINGS
213
67 A Credo of Adjectives
215
Representative Uses of the Adjectival Formula
218
Four Provisional Conclusions
224
NOUNS YAHWEH AS CONSTANT
229
The Testimony of Metaphors
230
Metaphors of Governance
233
Metaphors of Sustenance
250
Overview of Noun Testimony
261
YAHWEH FULLY UTTERED
267
The Disjunctive Rendering of Yahweh
268
Responses to the Disjunctive Rendering of Yahweh
275
The Density of Nouns of Sustenance
277
A Proximate Resolution in Righteousness
283
Summary Observations
303
ISRAELS COUNTERTESTIMONY
315
CROSSEXAMINING ISRAELS CORE TESTIMONY
317
Hiddenness Ambiguity Negativity
318
Israels Questions to Yahweh
319
The Context of CrossExamination
325
THE HIDDENNESS OF YAHWEH
333
Personification and Providence
342
Summary
357
AMBIGUITY AND THE CHARACTER OF YAHWEH
359
Does Yahweh Contradict?
362
Is Yahweh Unreliable?
367
YAHWEH AND NEGATIVITY
373
Theodicy in the Old Testament
385
MAINTAINING THE TENSION
400
ISRAELS UNSOLICITED TESTIMONY
405
ISRAELS UNSOLICITED TESTIMONY
407
Yahwehs Partners
408
ISRAEL AS YAHWEHS PARTNER
413
Yahwehs Originary Love for Israel
414
Israels Covenantal Obligation
417
Israel Recalcitrant and Scattered
434
Yahwehs Fresh Turn toward Israel
440
Israel Regathered in Obedience
442
Israels Narrative Life in Four Texts
447
Israel and Belatedly the Church
449
THE HUMAN PERSON AS YAHWEHS PARTNER
450
Covenantal Notions of Personhood
451
Human Persons Commensurate to Yahwehs Sovereignty and Mercy
454
Characteristic Markings of Covenantal Humanness
459
The World beyond Nullification
543
Creation at Yahwehs Behest
549
THE DRAMA OF PARTNERSHIP WITH YAHWEH
552
Israels Articulation of Yahweh
556
Materials for a Metanarrative
558
ISRAELS EMBODIED TESTIMONY
565
MEDIATING THE PRESENCE OF YAHWEH
567
The Unmediated Presence of Yahweh
568
Mediations of Yahwehs Presence
572
THE TORAH AS MEDIATOR
578
The Interpretive Dynamic of Torah
583
The Dynamic Practice of Torah
595
THE KING AS MEDIATOR
600
The Practical Requirements of Kingship
601
Interpretive Problems with Monarchy
602
The Two Kings
603
Kingship and Torah
611
Kingship and Exile
614
Kingship and Hope
616
THE PROPHET AS MEDIATOR
622
Authoritative Utterance
628
The Canonizing Process
633
Ethics and Eschatology
643
THE CULT AS MEDIATOR
650
Problematics Created by Stereotypes Critical and Theological
651
The Jerusalem Offer of Presence
654
Mosaic Authorization of Presence
662
Twin Jerusalem Trajectories
670
Presence as Gift and Problem
675
THE SAGE AS MEDIATOR
680
Contexts and Social Locations for Wisdom
682
Available Distortions
685
Mediation in the Ordinariness of Life
688
Derivative Trajectories of Wisdom
689
MODES OF MEDIATION AND LIFE WITH YAHWEH
695
RealLife Circumstances
697
Human Enterprises Subject to Perversion
698
Yahweh Made Available
700
Embodied Communal Practice
701
Performative Speech
703
PROSPECTS FOR THEOLOGICAL INTERPRETATION
705
INTERPRETATION IN A PLURALISTIC CONTEXT
707
Old Testament Theology in Relation to Pluralism
713
THE CONSTITUTIVE POWER OF ISRAELS TESTIMONY
721
SOME PERVASIVE ISSUES
726
Old Testament Theology in Relation to the New Testament and to Church Theology
729
Old Testament Theology in Relation to Jewish Tradition and the Jewish Community
733
Old Testament Theology and the Problem of Justice
735
MOVING TOWARD TRUE SPEECH
743
Four Enduring Issues
745
The Idiom of Israels Faith
746
Acknowledgment of Yahweh Requires Reordering of Everything Else
747
INDEX OF SCRIPTURAL REFERENCES
751
INDEX OF NAMES
771
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מידע על המחבר (2005)

Walter Brueggmann is McPheeters Professor of Old Testament Emeritus at Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, Georgia.

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