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

Author/Creator:
Lohr, Joel N.
Publication:
Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 2009.
Series:
Siphrut; 2.
Siphrut ; 2
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 254 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Jews -- Election, Doctrine of -- Biblical teaching.
Christianity and other religions -- Judaism -- Biblical teaching.
Bible. Old Testament -- Theology.
Bible. O.T. Pentateuch -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Christianity and other religions -- Judaism.
Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity.
Contents:
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-244) and indexes.
ISBN:
9781575061719 (hardback : alk. paper)
1575061716 (hardback : alk. paper)
OCLC:
430678983
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