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The Shape of Qumran Theology

Alex Deasley

The Shape of Qumran Theology

Alex Deasley

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341 Pages

- Publisher Using the evidence of the sea scrollsthe site where they were foundand other historical sources as wellas drawing on a range of recentresearch Alex Deasley seeks toaddress questions and reconstructas far as possible the mind of theQumran sectaries. He approachestheir thought from the perspectiveof their concerns and categories inan attempt to highlight its distinctiveand individual features. In as muchas their main preoccupation waswith how Israel would be savedtheir theology was fundamentallycovenantal in shape but with heavyemphasis on the obligation to keepthe covenant requirements. Thiswas set within a marked apocalypticframework arising from their beliefthat they stood at an eschatologicalcrossroads in the history of Israel.

- Publisher Alex Deasley is Professor of New Testament at the Nazarene Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Missouri.

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About "The Shape of Qumran Theology"

341 Pages
- Publisher

Using the evidence of the sea scrollsthe site where they were foundand other historical sources as wellas drawing on a range of recentresearch Alex Deasley seeks toaddress questions and reconstructas far as possible the mind of theQumran sectaries. He approachestheir thought from the perspectiveof their concerns and categories inan attempt to highlight its distinctiveand individual features. In as muchas their main preoccupation waswith how Israel would be savedtheir theology was fundamentallycovenantal in shape but with heavyemphasis on the obligation to keepthe covenant requirements. Thiswas set within a marked apocalypticframework arising from their beliefthat they stood at an eschatologicalcrossroads in the history of Israel.
- Publisher

Alex Deasley is Professor of New Testament at the Nazarene Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Missouri.
- Publisher

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Alex Deasley

Alex Deasley is Professor of New Testament at the Nazarene Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Missouri. His previous book include Doctrines are Different (1961), Deuteronomy and The Holy Spirit and the New Age.

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  • Catalogue Code 159159
  • Product Code 0853647860
  • EAN 9780853647867
  • Pages 176
  • Department Academic
  • Category Scripture
  • Sub-Category Dead Sea Scrolls
  • Publisher Paternoster Press
  • Publication Date Jun 2000
  • Dimensions 210 x 133 x 19 mm
  • Weight 0.454kg

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