Contours of an Elusive Phrase by Steven Mason
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Contours of an Elusive Phrase
By Steven Mason

The Contours of an Elusive Phrase

Berit Olam and Some Contributions to Covenant Theology in the Pentateuch

By (author) See other recent books by Steven Mason
Format: Hardback

Normal Price: $140.00
Your Price: $126.00 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $14.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $6.30 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply, Not for Xmas



Contours of an Elusive Phrase by Steven Mason

Book Description

This book provides the reader a uniquely comprehensive and exegetical study of "eternal covenant."A perusal of Old Testament covenant studies shows that Berit Olam lacks significant scholarly attention. This is surprising since even a quick glance at the eighteen instances shows that though the phrase occurs relatively infrequently it resides within very important passages in the Old Testament, and is connected to some of the most prominent figures of the Old Testament story. Moreover, when Berit Olam is addressed in scholarship it is generally conceived as an unbreakable, unilateral promise. But is this an accurate assessment of Berit Olam? What is an eternal covenant? How does an eternal covenant work? What are the relationships between the respective eternal covenants? What ideas of the text are we referring to when talk about an eternal covenant?This book answers these sorts of questions involving eternal covenant in the Bible by beginning with an exegetical study of Berit Olam in the Pentateuch.Over the last 30 years this pioneering series has established an unrivalled reputation for cutting-edge international scholarship in Biblical Studies and has attracted leading authors and editors in the field. The series takes many original and creative approaches to its subjects, including innovative work from historical and theological perspectives, social-scientific and literary theory, and more recent developments in cultural studies and reception history.

Buy Contours of an Elusive Phrase book by Steven Mason from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780567027184
ISBN-10: 056702718X
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 155mm x 20mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: T.& T.Clark Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Contours of an Elusive Phrase book by Steven Mason and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Steven Mason

Steven D. Mason is currently Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies at LeTourneau University, Texas, USA.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Steven Mason close
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close