Hebrew Life and Literature
Selected Essays of Bernhard Lang
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Hebrew Life and Literature by Bernhard Lang
Book DescriptionBernhard Lang, known for his contributions over several decades to biblical anthropology, offers in this volume a selection of essays on the life and literature of the ancient Hebrews. The subjects range from the Hebrew God, the world-view of the Bible, and the formation of the scriptural canon, to peasant poverty, women's work, the good life, and prophetic street theatre. The stories of Joseph, Samson, and the expulsion from Paradise are analysed, and in a departure from the Old Testament, the priestly origins of the Eucharist are considered. Insight into the Hebrew mentality is facilitated by the arrangement of the essays, reflecting the three strata of the ancient society: the peasants, with their common concerns of fertility and happiness; warriors, their martial pursuits, and the divine Lord of War; and the wise - prophets, priests, and sages.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780754666189
(234mm x 156mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Ashgate Publishing Limited
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Bernhard Lang
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Examines many and varied ways that the story of Joseph has been interpreted in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe.
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What will eternity in the hereafter be like? This study describes and interprets the ways in which believers - from biblical authors to mediaeval mystics, from Jesus to modern religious thinkers - have pictured Heaven, not just in doctrine but also in poetry, art, literature and popular culture.
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Author Biography - Bernhard Lang
Bernhard Lang is Professor of Religion at the University of Paderborn, Germany, and has taught in TA bingen, Mainz, Philadelphia (Temple University), Paris (the Sorbonne), Aarhus, and St. Andrews. He has written many books, including Heaven: A History (with Colleen McDannell), Sacred Games: A History of Christian Worship, and The Hebrew God: Portrait of an Ancient Deity. He is an Honorary Professor of Divinity at the University of St. Andrews, an honorary member of the Society for Old Testament Study, and was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Theology by the University of Aarhus, Denmark.
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