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Being Human in God's World: An Old Testament Theology of Humanity

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:A Biblical Perspective on What It Means to Be Human This major work by a widely respected Old Testament scholar and theologian unpacks a biblical perspective on fundamental questions of what it means to be human. J....


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:A Biblical Perspective on What It Means to Be Human

This major work by a widely respected Old Testament scholar and theologian unpacks a biblical perspective on fundamental questions of what it means to be human. J. Gordon McConville explores how a biblical view of humanity provides a foundation for Christian reflection on ethics, economics, politics, and church life and practice. The book shows that the Old Testament's view of humanity as "earthed" and "embodied" plays an essential part in a well-rounded Christian theology and spirituality, and applies the theological concept of the "image of God" to all areas of human existence.

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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 440700
  • Product Code 9780801048968
  • ISBN 0801048966
  • EAN 9780801048968
  • Pages 240
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category Old Testament
  • Publisher Baker Academic
  • Publication Date Aug 2016
  • Sales Rank 61614
  • Dimensions 234 x 158 x 25mm
  • Weight 0.458kg

J Gordon McConville

J. Gordon McConville, (Ph.D., Queen's University, Belfast) is Professor of Old Testament at the University of Gloucestershire in Cheltenham, England. He is the author of several books and studies on Old Testament topics, including Law and Theology in Deuteronomy (JSOT Press), Time and Place in Deuteronomy (with J. G. Millar; JSOT Press), Deuteronomy (Apollos Old Testament Commentary), 1 and 2 Chronicles (Daily Study Bible), Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther (Daily Study Bible), and Judgment and Promise: An Introduction to the Book of Jeremiah (Apollos). He is currently working on Old Testament political theology, and is co-editor of the Two Horizons Commentary (Old Testament) with Craig Bartholomew, has authored the volume on Joshua with Stephen Williams.
Koorong -Editorial Review.

  • :<b>contents<br></b>introduction: On Thinking About Being Human<br>1. Humanity In The Image Of God (<i>imago Dei</i>)<br>2. &amp;quot;like God&amp;quot; In The Garden Of Eden (gen. 2-3)<br>3. The Human &amp;quot;constitution&amp;quot; In The Old Testament<br>4. The &amp;quot;situated&amp;quot; Self<br>5. The Old Testament's Transformations And The &amp;quot;spiritual Sense&amp;quot;<br>6. Embodiments: Place And Memory<br>7. The Political Self<br>8. Male And Female<br>9. Work And Creativity<br>10. Conclusions: The Old Testament And Human Formation<br>indexes

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