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Theologie

Patrick Miller

The Way of the Lord

Essays in Old Testament Theology

Unveränderte E-Book-Ausgabe 2019 2004. X, 341 Seiten.

Forschungen zum Alten Testament 39

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These essays by Patrick D. Miller help interpret the Ten Commandments and show the ways they are spelled out in the whole of Scripture. The author's focus on the Psalms is to further the reading of the Psalms as a theological resource.
The essays in this volume represent a theological interpretation especially focused on the Decalogue and the Psalms. The essays on the Commandments lay out an understanding of them as a kind of constitutional guideline for the life of the community of faith that is then developed in many specific and illustrative ways in the rest of Scripture – legislation, narrative, prophetic oracle, psalm, and wisdom saying. The various treatments of the Psalms focus especially on the way in which the Psalter is a book of theology as much as it is a collection of hymns and prayers. The final section of the book continues the theological reading of the Old Testament with some specific attention to the methodological issues as well as to aspects of the character of God and the nature of the human.
Inhaltsübersicht
The Commandments
The Place of the Decalogue in the Old Testament and Its Law – The Sufficiency and Insufficiency of the Commandments – Metaphors for the Moral – The Good Neighborhood: Identity and Community through the Commandments – The Story of the First Commandment: The Book of Exodus – The Story of the First Commandment: The Book of Joshua – The Psalms as a Meditation on the First Commandment – The Commandments in the Reformed Perspective – »That It May Go Well with You:« The Commandments and the Common Good
The Psalms
The Ruler in Zion and the Hope of the Poor: Psalms 9–10 in the Context of the Psalter – The Poetry of Creation: Psalm 104 – The Hermeneutics of Imprecation – Prayer and Worship – The Psalter as a Book of Theology – What is a Human Being: The Anthropology of the Psalter I – The Sinful and Trusting Creature: The Anthropology of the Psalter II
Theology
Constitution or Instruction: The Purpose of Deuteronomy – Slow to Anger: The Good of the Prophets – What the Scriptures Principally Teach – Imagining God – Theology from Below: The Theological Interpretation of the Scripture – Man and Woman: Towards a Theological Anthropology – Preaching the Old Testament at Easter
Personen

Patrick Miller Born 1935; Ph.D in Near Eastern Languages and Literatures at Harvard University; currently Charles T. Haley Professor of Old Testament Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary.

Rezensionen

Folgende Rezensionen sind bekannt:

In: Theologie und Philosophie — 1 (2007), S. 125–126 (Dominik Markl)
In: Orientalistische Literaturzeitung — 100 (2005), S. 500–506 (Rüdiger Liwak)
In: Zeitschr. f. d. Alttestamentl. Wissenschaft — Bd.117 (2005), S.464 (M.K.)
In: Arbeitskreis f.Evangelikale Theologie — Jg.19 (2005), S.252ff (Beat Weber)
In: Estudio Agustiniano — Vol.39 (2004), H.3, S.582 (C. Mielgo)
In: Mayeutica — Vol.31 (2005), S.175ff (Enrique Eguiarte)
In: Review of Biblical Literature — www.bookreviews.org (Robin G. Branch)
In: Studia Biblica Athanasiana — Vol.8 (2005), S.134
In: Etudes Théologiques et Réligieuses — 2006, H.2, S.262ff (Jean M. Vincent)
In: Religious Studies Review — 32 (2006), S. 189 (John L. McLaughlin)
In: Salesianum — Vol.67 (2005), H.2, S.396f (Rafael Vicent)
In: Shofar — Vol.23 (2005), H.4, S.212
In: Theology Digest — Vol.51 (2005), H.4, S.377
In: Tijdschrift voor Theologie — Jg.44 (2004), H.4, S.413 (Ulrich Berges)