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Author Rendtorff, Rolf, 1925-
Unif Title Kanon und Theologie. English
Title Canon and theology : overtures to an Old Testament theology / Rolf Rendtorff ; translated and edited by Margaret Kohl ; with a foreword by Walter Brueggemann.
Imprint Minneapolis : Fortress Press, 1993.
Edition 1st English language ed.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  BS1192 .R4313 1993    AVAILABLE


Call # BS1192 .R4313 1993
Phys. Description xii, 235 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Overtures to biblical theology
Overtures to biblical theology.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Old Testament theology : some ideas for a new approach -- Rabbinic exegesis and the modern Christian Bible scholar -- Between historical criticism and holistic interpretation : new trends in Old Testament exegesis -- Toward a common Jewish-Christian reading of the Hebrew Bible -- The importance of the canon for a theology of the Old Testament -- The place of prophecy in a theology of the Old Testament -- The image of postexilic Israel in German Old Testament scholarship from Wellhausen to von Rad -- Christological interpretation as a way of "salvaging" the Old Testament? -- "Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? creation and salvation history --
Revelation and history : particularism and universalism in Israel's view of revelation -- "Covenant" as a structuring concept in Genesis and Exodus -- The birth of the deliverer : "the childhood of Samuel" story in its literary framework -- The composition of the book of Isaiah -- Isaiah 6 in the framework of the composition of the book -- Isaiah 56:1 as a key to the formation of the book of Isaiah -- Ezekiel 20 and 36:16ff. in the framework of the composition of the book -- What is new in the new covenant? -- Forty years on : four decades of Old Testament scholarship as I have experienced them in Heidelberg and elsewhere.
Subject Bible. O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Alt Author Kohl, Margaret.
ISBN 0800626656 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780800626655 (pbk. : alk. paper)