Creation in Jewish and Christian Tradition (JSOT Supplement by Henning Graf Reventlow, Yair Hoffman

By Henning Graf Reventlow, Yair Hoffman

Jewish and Christian views on construction within the Bible, with modern theological, philosophical and political concerns raised through the biblical-Jewish-Christian ideas of production. this can be the 5th quantity produced by way of the Bochum-Tel Aviv seminar that explores numerous biblical and similar issues from Jewish and Christian views. Fourteen papers discover the suggestion of production within the Bible and in Jewish and Christian theology. The very wide selection of views on production comprise the Genesis debts (Polak, Hoffman, Greenstein), construction within the Deuteronomistic historical past (Thiel), in Deutero-Isaiah (Polliack), Paul (Nebe) and Revelation (Toenges), with a evaluation of construction in biblical theology by way of Reventlow. old Egyptian thoughts (Hasenfratz) and Israelite faith (Gruenwald) and the Qumran literature (Nitzan) also are lined. a last crew of essays considers the 'unsolved challenge' or windfall in production (Link), the discussion among theology and traditional sciences (Grab) and the concept that of production on the planet Council of church buildings' initiative on Justice, Peace and the Integrity of production.

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The Penguin Book of Hebrew Poetry (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1981), pp. 57-72, esp. pp. 58-60; idem, 'Prosody, Hebrew', EncJud, XIII, cols. 1195-245, esp. cols. 1200-203. The recognition of 'planes' is similar, in a way, to the differentiation between 'aspects' of parallelism in the analysis of A. Berlin, The Dynamics of Biblical Parallelism (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1985), pp. 26-29, and the perception of 'kinds' of parallelism by D. J. Brill, 1988), pp. 178-79. 51. The semantic correspondence may relate to (a) the lexemes used (including repetition), (b) the information conveyed by the correspondent clauses as a whole.

G. ), It Is Written: Scripture Citing Scripture (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988). P. G. 10 In these, as well as in other studies to be mentioned ahead, the biblical status of the PCS is a negligible issue, which therefore calls for a detailed inquiry. I am not so pretentious as to suggest here a comprehensive study of the topic, but I will try to examine some of its undiscussed aspects. 2. Methodology Any comparative study should be controlled by clear methodological rules. Generations of readers have found in the Bible clues to any desired idea.

16 Creation in Jewish and Christian Tradition word accent, the three clauselets embody the 4-4-4 pattern. The convergence of this intricate rhythmic pattern and the rhetorical structure suggests the sublime design of poetry rather than the monotony of repetitive prose. These findings and those concerning the opening stanza, seem to call for a closer examination of the prosody of the entire account. 52 A parallelistic line 48. L. Kugel, The Idea of Biblical Poetry (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1981), pp.

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