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Chosen and unchosen : conceptions of election in the Pentateuch and Jewish-Christian interpretation / Joel N. Lohr.

Lohr, Joel N. (Author).
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Subject: Bible. Old Testament > Theology.
Bible. Pentateuch > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Jews > Election, Doctrine of > Biblical teaching.
Christianity and other religions > Judaism > Biblical teaching.
Christianity and other religions > Judaism.
Judaism > Relations > Christianity.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 1575066157
  • ISBN: 9781575066158
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 254 pages).
  • Publisher: Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-244) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Introducing election and nonelection : Christian interpretation -- Jewish election theologies : exclusion and disgrace? -- Blessing or curse? Abraham, election, and the nations : the story of Abimelech -- An unchosen figure who saves a people (Exodus 2: 1-10) -- Numbers : Balaam and YHWH's irrevocable love for Israel -- Israel and the nations in Deuteronomy -- Chosen and unchosen : can good come from a God who favors? -- Appendix 1. The tendency to view Balaam as sinner -- Appendix 2. Ḥerem in the Old Testament : an overview.

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