9780800638498

Reading the Hebrew Bible after the Shoah

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  • ISBN13:

    9780800638498

  • ISBN10:

    0800638492

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-10-01
  • Publisher: Fortress Pr
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Summary

* Theologically engaged biblical interpretation from a renowned Jewish scholar * A post-Shoah theology

Author Biography

Marvin A. Sweeney is Professor of Hebrew Bible at Claremont School of Theology and Claremont Graduate University

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Abbreviationsp. xi
Introduction: The Shoah and Biblical Theologyp. 1
Abraham and the Problem of Divine Fidelityp. 23
Moses and the Problem of Divine Violencep. 42
The Question of Theodicy in the Historical Books: Jeroboam, Manasseh, and Josiahp. 64
Isaiah's Question to G-dp. 84
Jeremiah's Struggle with His Divine Commissionp. 104
Ezekiel and the Holiness of G-dp. 128
The Twelve Prophets and the Question of Shoahp. 147
Complaints to G-d in Psalms and Lamentations: The Voice of the Victimsp. 167
Divine Hiddenness and Human Initiative in the Wisdom Literaturep. 188
Lessons from the Didactic Narratives of the Writingsp. 208
Conclusion: What Have We Learned?p. 228
Notesp. 243
Bibliographyp. 267
Author Indexp. 283
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