The Faith of the Old Testament: A History

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Westminster John Knox Press, 01.01.1983 - 302 Seiten

Intended as a student textbook on the religion of Israel, Werner Schmidt's The Faith of the Old Testament is especially relevant to theology. A great deal of attention is given to ideas of God and there are ample references to Old Testament texts.

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Inhalt

Nomadic Prehistory
5
4 The Exodus from Egypt
28
5 The Revelation at Sinai
38
6 The Characteristic Features of Yahwistic Faith
53
The Early Period after the Conquest
93
8 The Tribal Confederacy
101
9 Sanctuaries and Feasts
112
The Period of the Monarchy
133
13 Zion
207
14 Prophecy
221
15 Wisdom
241
The Late Period
251
16 Apocalyptic
259
17 The Old Testament Inheritance
278
Select Bibliography
287
Index
300

11 The New Beliefs about God
144
12 The Monarchy
182

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Über den Autor (1983)

Werner H. Schmidt is Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Bonn University in Germany. He is an influencial theologian and has published a number of books and articles on the Old Testament.

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