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Moses / Gerhard von Rad ; translated by Stephen Neill ; foreword by Walter Brueggemann ; edited by K.C. Hanson.

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Subject: Moses (Biblical leader)
Moses, (Biblical leader).
Bible stories.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780227900536
  • ISBN: 0227900537
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 94 pages)
  • Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. : James Clarke, 2012, ©1960.

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General Note: Translated from the German.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Front-cover; Title-page; Contents; Editor's Note; Foreword; Introduction; 1. Moses the Man; Moses's Anger; Moses as the Servant of the Lord; Moses's Death; 2. The Call of Moses; Revealing the Divine Name; Manoah and the Angel of the LORD; Jacob at the Jabbok River; For His Name's Sake; The Sanctity of Yahweh's Name; Revealing the Mystery; 3. The First and Second Commandments; The First Commandment; The Second Commandment; Creator and Creation; The Golden Calf; 4. God's Will as Made Manifest in Law; Deciding Cases; The Call to Holiness; The Sabbath; God's Will and the Human Heart.
The Commandments as Expressionsof God's Gracious WillA New Relationship; 5. From Promise to Fulfillment; From Genesis to Joshua; Wandering in the Wilderness; Spying out the Land; Balak and Balaam; Conclusion; Bibliography; Further Reading; Back-cover.
Summary: In this new edition of Gerhard von Rad's classic work on the Moses traditions, the reader is provided with a more polished text, cross-references to von Rad's other works, an updated bibliography, Scripture index, and a new foreword by Walter Brueggemann. A German Lutheran pastor, University professor and a prolific Old Testament scholar, Gerhard von Rad sought a revival of Old Testament appreciation from a readership disheartened by two world wars. Hanson brings this important work to the present generation in the hopes of provoking the same reaction.

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