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Title God's word for our world. Volume I, Biblical studies in honor of Simon John De Vries [electronic resource] / edited by J. Harold Ellens [and others].

Imprint London ; New York : T & T Clark International, ©2004.

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Description 1 online resource (1 volume).
Series Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 388
Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 388.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Introduction : biblical theology and text-critical studies / J. Harold Ellens -- The characterization of YHWH, the God of Israel, in Exodus 1-15 / Brian R. McCarthy -- Two reflections on the Greek Exodus / John William Wevers -- The image of the hand of God in the book of Exodus / David Rolph Seely -- Numbers 5.11-31 : valuing male suspicion / Deborah L. Ellens -- The former prophets and Deuteronomy : a re-examination / Ronald E. Clements -- On the study of Pentateuchal poetry / Amira Meir -- Hendiadys as an agent of rhetorical enrichment in biblical poetry, with special reference to prophetic discourse / J. Kenneth Kuntz -- Two studies in Isaiah / John D.W. Watts -- The song of Moses (Deuteronomy 32.1-43) in Isaiah 40-55 / Hyun Chul Paul Kim -- John Calvin's contribution to an understanding of the book of Isaiah / Simon J. De Vries -- Guess who is coming to dinner! : Jeremiah 29.1-9 as an invitation to radical social change / W. Eugene March -- The interface between prophecy as narrative and prophecy as proclamation / Simon J. De Vries -- Balak : the forgotten character in Numbers 22-24 / Won W. Lee -- 'Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown' (Jonah 3.4) : two readings (shtei krie 'ot) of the book of Jonah / Yitzhak (Itzik) Peleg -- Jerusalem as the fallen booth of David in Amos 9.11 / Kenneth E. Pomykala -- 'Old what's-his-name' : why the king in 1 Kings 22 has no name / Robert L. Hubbard, Jr. -- The portrayal of YHWH's deliverance in Micah 2.12-13 reconsidered / Marvin A. Sweeney -- Romancing the widow : the economic distinctions between the 'almānâ, the 'iššâ- 'almānâ and the 'ēšet-hammēt / Naomi Steinberg -- The date of the book of Chronicles / Isaac Kalimi -- The work of Simon John De Vries.
Summary This two-volume work in biblical studies is a commemorative presentation to Simon John DeVries, noted Old Testament Scholar. Volume one offers a series of essays on issues in Hebrew bible studies. The topics addressed include the nature of Yahweh as God of Israel, a reexamination of the Exodus tradition, the Priestly code and practices, prophets and revelation, biblical poetry, issues in biblical linguistics, dramatic narrative in Hebrew Bible tradition and Yahweh's deliverance as redemption in Israel.
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Subject Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. New Testament -- Theology.
De Vries, Simon J. (Simon John), 1921-
De Vries, Simon J. (Simon John), 1921- -- Bibliography.
De Vries, Simon John.
De Vries, Simon John -- Bibliographie.
Bible -- Critique, interprétation, etc.
Bible -- Théologie.
De Vries, Simon J. (Simon John), 1921-
Bible. New Testament.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Author Ellens, J. Harold, 1932-
De Vries, Simon J. (Simon John), 1921-
Other Form: Print version: God's word for our world. Volume I, Biblical studies in honor of Simon John De Vries. London ; New York : T & T Clark International, ©2004 0826469744 9780826469748 (DLC) 2004556272 (OCoLC)55872728
ISBN 9780826444264 (electronic bk.)
0826444261 (electronic bk.)