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Portrait of God in Saul's Rise and Rejection

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ISBN-10: 3843378657

ISBN-13: 9783843378659

Edition: N/A

Authors: Hyomyong Lim

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It has long been taught in the church that Saul was rejected because of his disobedience to God. In recent literary studies on the First Book of Samuel, however, God is portrayed as malicious, hostile, ambiguous, or problematic, especially in God s relation to King Saul. While agreeing that those pictures of God are an integral part of 1 Samuel, the author argues that those portrayals are mainly based on the representation of God by Prophet Samuel who is a fallible human being. Reading the text closely, she presents God as working in dynamic relation with humans, giving them room to exercise their freedom and holding them accountable. She delves into cases where human interests enter the…    
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Book details

List price: $77.00
Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 132
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.31" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English