Demanding Our Attention : The Hebrew Bible As a Source for Christian Ethics

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  • Copyright: 2011-03-09
  • Publisher: Eerdmans Pub Co
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What can we learn today about human relationships from reading the Hebrew Bible, filled with such ancient stories as that of a father who raised a knife to slaughter his beloved son?

Author Biography

Emily Arndt (1971-2007) was assistant professor of theology at Georgetown University.

Table of Contents

A Tributep. ix
Forewordp. xii
Prefacep. xv
Defining Territory
The Hebrew Bible as a (Re)source for Christian Ethics: Contemporary Challenges and Approachesp. 3
Critical Distance: The Akedah in the Writings of Ronald Greenp. 23
Religious and Ethical Preconceptions: The Akedah in the Writings of Philip Quinn and Timothy Jacksonp. 48
Making the Journey
Renewing Acquaintance: Reading the Akedah (Again) with Kierkegaard, Philip the Chancellor, and the Rabbis of Genesis Rabbahp. 79
Demands of the Text, Demands of the Other: Why (and How) the Akedah Matters for Christian Ethicsp. 135
Referencesp. 191
Indexp. 195
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