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9781561011971

Getting Involved with God Rediscovering the Old Testament

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  • ISBN13:

    9781561011971

  • ISBN10:

    1561011975

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-01-25
  • Publisher: Cowley Publications

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Summary

This is a book about getting, and staying, involved with God--what it takes, what it costs, what it looks and feels like, and why anyone would want to do it anyway.

Author Biography

Ellen F. Davis is Associate Professor of Bible and Practical Theology at Duke Divinity School. She has previously taught at Union Seminary, Yale Divinity School, and the Virginia Theological Seminary

Table of Contents

Introduction 1(6)
I. Pain and Praise: The Psalms as Common Prayer
Improving Our Aim
Praying the Psalms
7(7)
``With My Tear I Melt My Mattress''
The Psalms of Lament
14(9)
But Surely Not Those!
The Cursing Psalms
23(7)
``Lamenting into Dancing''
The Psalms of Praise
30(15)
II. The Cost of Love
``I've Got to Turn Aside''
The Burning Bush
45(5)
``Take Your Son''
The Binding of Isaac
50(15)
``The One Whom My Soul Loves''
The Song of Songs
65(26)
III. The Art of Living Well
Wise Ignorance
The Book of Proverbs
91(13)
Simple Gifts
The Book of Ecclesiastes
104(17)
The Suffere's Wisdom
The Book of Job
121(26)
IV. Habits of the Heart
Desirable Discipline
Proverbs 8
147(6)
A Fool for Love
Exodus 33
153(7)
``Like Grass I'm Dried Up''
Psalm 102
160(8)
Voluntary Heartbreak
Psalm 51
168(8)
Serving in the Shadows
Isaiah 49
176(9)
V. Torah of the Earth
``Good-Faith Springs Up from the Earth'':
Learning Ecology From the Bible
185(17)
Greed and Prophecy
Numbers 11
202

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