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A severe mercy [electronic resource] : sin and its remedy in the Old Testament /

Mark J. Boda.

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Main Author: Boda, Mark J.
Published: Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 2009.
Series: Siphrut ; 1.
ebrary Academic religion & philosophy
Academic complete, religion & philosophy
Topics: Sin - Biblical teaching. | Atonement - Biblical teaching. | RELIGION - Christian Theology - Soteriology. | Biblische Theologie. | Sühne. | Sünde. | Sündenvergebung. | Sünde. | Sündenvergebung. | Sühne. | Biblische Theologie. | Bible. Old Testament - Criticism, interpretation, etc. | Bible. Old Testament - Theology. | Bible. Old Testament - Criticism, interpretation, etc. - Theology. | Altes Testament. | Altes Testament.
Genres: Electronic books. | Criticism, interpretation, etc. | Electronic books.
Online Access: http://site.ebrary.com/lib/jkmlibrary/detail.action?docID=10632310 Access restricted to individuals currently affiliated with the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago and McCormick Theological Seminary
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Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 622 pages).
Includes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 524-572) and indexes.
ISBN: 9781575066844 (electronic bk.)
157506684X (electronic bk.)
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Review: "The biblical-theological approach Boda takes in this work is canonical-thematic, tracing the presentation of the theology of sin and its remedy in the canonical form and shape of the Old Testament. The hermeneutical foundations for this enterprise have been laid by others in past decades, especially by Brevard Childs in his groundbreaking work. But A Severe Mercy also reflects recent approaches to integrating biblical understanding with other methodologies in addition to Childs's. Thus, it enters the imaginative space of the ancient canon of the Old Testament in order to highlight the "word views" and "literary shapes" of the "texts taken individually and as a whole collection:" For the literary shape of the individual texts, it places the "word views" of the dominant expressions and images, as well as various passages, in the larger context of the biblical books in which they are found. For the literary shape of the texts as a collection, it identifies key subthemes and traces their development through the Old Testament canon. The breadth of Boda's study is both challenging and courageous, resulting in the first comprehensive examination of the topic in the 21st century."--Jacket.
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