A historical theology of the Hebrew Bible / Konrad Schmid ; translated by Peter Altmann. [print]Material type: TextLanguage: English Original language: German Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, [(c)2019Description: xviii, 486 pages ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780802876935; 0802876935Uniform titles: Theologie des Alten Testaments. English Genre/Form: History. | Theological. LOC classification: BS543.H578 2019BS543.S348.H578 2019COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission:
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A. Introduction : 1. Is there a theology of the Hebrew Bible?
B. The use of the concept of theology in relation to the Bible : 2. The premodern conception of theology: from mythology to systematic doctrine 3. The Reformation's reconstrual of the concept of theology 4. From biblical theology to the theology of the Old Testament 5. The romantic devaluation of the concept of theology 6. The reception of the concept of theology in Judaism 7. The devaluation of the concept of religion in neo-orthodox theology 8. Developments since the mid-twentieth century 9. Implicit theologies in the Hebrew Bible and the search for a theology of the Hebrew Bible
C. Hebrew Bible and Old Testament : 10. The pluriformity of the tradition 11. The Tanakh as the Hebrew Bible 12. Reception and transformation into the Old Testament 13. The meaning and relativity of the canon for a theology of the Hebrew Bible
D. Methodological reflections : 14. Comparative definitions 15. Fundamental methodological choices
E. Theologies of extant Hebrew Bibles and Old Testaments : 16. Hebrew Bibles in Judaism and their theologies 17. Old Testaments and their theologies
F. Theologies of the three parts of the canon and their collections : 18. Torah 19. Nevi'im 20. Ketuvim
G. The principal theological guidelines in the literary history of the Hebrew Bible : 21. The Hebrew Bible on the way to its theology 22. The destruction of the Northern Kingdom in 722 BCE 23. The preservation of Jerusalem in 701 BCE 24. The reinterpretation of Assyrian imperial ideology 25. The destruction of Judah in 587 BCE 26. The theological reception of Persian imperial ideology 27. The destruction of the Persian Empire in 333-331 BCE 28. Confrontations with the Maccabean crisis (167-164 BCE) and the question of the end of the theological history of the Hebrew Bible
H. Themes in the theology of the Hebrew Bible : 29. Literary genres and forms of theological statements in the Hebrew Bible 30. Perceptions and impressions of God 31. From counterworld to everyday world: the basic precepts of life 32. Divine intervention in history 33. Political theology 34. Law and righteousness 35. Temple worship and sacrifice 36. People of a nation, people of God, and the individual 37. Monarchy, theocracy, and anticipation of a ruler 38. Zion and Sinai 39. Interpretations of humanity 40. Diversity and unity in the theology of the Hebrew Bible
I. The question of a Jewish theology of the Hebrew Bible or a Christian theology of the Old Testament : 41. The Hebrew Bible and Judaism 42. The Old Testament and Christianity
In this meticulously researched study, Konrad Schmid offers a historical clarification of the concept of "theology." He then examines the theologies of the three constituent parts of the Hebrew Bible-the Torah, the Prophets, and the Writings- before tracing how these theological concepts developed throughout the history of ancient Israel and early Judaism. Schmid not only explores the theology of the biblical books in isolation, but he also offers unifying principles and links between the distinct units that make up the Hebrew Bible. By focusing on both the theology of the whole Hebrew Bible as well as its individual pieces, A Historical Theology of the Hebrew Bible provides a comprehensive discussion of theological work within the Hebrew Bible. AMAZON
Konrad Schmid is Professor of Hebrew Bible and Ancient Judaism at the University of Zurich and author or editor of numerous books in Old Testament interpretation, including Is There Theology in the Hebrew Bible?, The Old Testament: A Literary History, Genesis and the Moses Story: Israel's Dual Origins in the Hebrew Bible, and A Farewell to the Yahwist? with Thomas Dozeman. In addition, he serves as main editor of the journal Hebrew Bible and Ancient Israel.