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Bibil Identifier bibil:200098
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) Exile and Suffering
Title (English, ) A Selection of Papers Read at the 50th Anniversary Meeting of the Old Testament Society of South Africa OTWSA/OTSSA, Pretoria August 2007
Title (English, Abbreviation) Exile and Suffering
Editor Becking, Bob
Editor Human, Dirk
Series Oudtestamentische Studiën (Volume: 50)
Year (Publication) 2008
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2008
Year (Copyright) 2008
Year (Reference) 2008
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature SBA 76/50
Place 221.08
Publishing house Brill
Place Leiden / Boston
ISBN 978-90-04-17104-6
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages xvii Pages
280 Pages
height in cm 25
Genre Original
Abstract At the fiftieth anniversary of the Old Testament Society of South Africa a conference was organized on the theme Exile and Suffering. This volume contains a selection of the papers presented. Focal questions are such themes as: What do we really know about the Exile? To what degree did suffering take place? How did the Ancient Israelites cope with the disaster? Where the ancinet traditions sufficient to deal with the Exile? Or did this period produce new forms of 'theology'? The significance of the Exile as a matrix for understanding suffering until this day is also dealt with.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Exile
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