Land Place As Gift, Promise, and Challenge in Biblical Faith

ISBN-10: 0800634624

ISBN-13: 9780800634629

Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Walter Brueggemann

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List price: $25.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 8/29/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Land as Promise and as Problem
Land as a Prism for Biblical Faith
Israel as God's Homeless People
Israel as God's Landed People
"To the Land I Will Show You"
Abraham and the History of Landlessness
The Promise and the Heirs of Abraham
"You Lacked Nothing"
Exodus 16: Nourished though Alienated
Numbers 14: The Two Histories in the Wilderness
The Crisis of Presence
On Lacking Nothing
Reflections at the Boundary
The Land as Gift
The Land as Temptation
The Land as Task
The Land as Threat
"One from among Your Brethren"
On Managing the Land
Alternatives to Royal Management
Land between Word and Memo
"Because You Forgot Me"
The Land, the Prophet, and the King
1 Kings 21: The Land, the Torah, and Coveting
The Royal Road to Exile
The Push toward Landlessness - and Beyond
Jeremiah and the Terror of Land-Loss
Kings as a Way to Land-Loss
Exile and the New History
"None to Comfort"
Lamentations and the "No" of God
" I Will Restore Your Fortunes"
"This Land Shall Fall as Your Inheritance"
"Subdue and Fill the Land"
Not Comforted - Comforted
Jealous for Jerusalem
Separatism as a Way to Save the Land
Hellenization and Syncretism Revisited
"Blessed Are the Meek"
On Gift and Grasp
Johannine and Pauline Uses of Land Imagery
Crucifixion-Resurrection through the Prism of Land
Land: Fertility and Justice
Women and Land
Sexuality and Economics
The Right of Enclosure
You Shall Not Covet
Defilement of the Land
Land Management
Concluding Hermeneutical Reflections
Land and Our Hermeneutical Categories
The Prospect for New Interfaces
Select Bibliography on the Bible and the Land
Index of Ancient Sources
Index of Authors
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