Prayer in the Hebrew Bible: The Drama of Divine-human Dialogue
Fortress Press, 1992 - 311 من الصفحات
Balentine invites the reader to consider several aspects of prayer in the Hebrew Bible: prayer and the depiction of character, prayer and the characterization of God, prayers for divine justice, the lament tradition, sensible praise, prayer in Old Testament theology, and the motif of the church as "a house of prayer".
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Literary and Theological Functions
In the Beginning God
Gods Relatedness to Humanity
Gods Relatedness to the World
Perspectives on Theodicy in the Hebrew Bible
Praise That Makes Sense
The Bārūk Sentences
Extended Hymnic Pieces in Narrative Contexts
Prayer in the Theology of the Hebrew Bible
Prayer and the Depiction of Character
Prayer as a Means of Confirming Status
Prayer as a Means of Caricature
The Temple as a House of Prayer
Prayer and the Characterization of God
Prayers for Divine Intervention
Prayers for Penitence
Prayers for Divine Justice
Three Basic Features
Examples of Prayers for Justice
Prayer as a Vehicle of Theodicy
The Lament Tradition Holding to God against God
The Need for a Study of the Study
The Theology in Hebraic Prayer
The DivineHuman Relationship Is Fundamentally Dialogical
Prayers Portrait of God
Prayers Portrait of Humanity
Prayer as a Constitutive Act of Faith
House of Prayer or Den of Robbers? A Summons to the Church
Keeping the Community in God
Keeping God in the Community
Index of Modern Authors
Index of Scripture References
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الصفحة 177 - Therefore hearken unto me, ye men of understanding : Far be it from God, that he should do wickedness ; And from the Almighty, that he should commit iniquity.
الصفحة 86 - Also the sons of the stranger, that join themselves to the Lord, to serve him, and to love the name of the Lord, to be his servants, every one that keepeth the sabbath from polluting it, and taketh hold of my covenant ; even them will I bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer : their burnt offerings and their sacrifices shall be accepted upon mine altar ; for mine house shall be called an house of prayer for all people.
الصفحة 79 - Nineveh, that great city, in which there are more than a hundred and twenty thousand persons who do not know their right hand from their left, and also many animals?
الصفحة 92 - Of a truth, Lord, the kings of Assyria have destroyed the nations and their lands, and have cast their gods into the fire : for they were no gods, but the work of men's hands, wood and stone ; therefore they have destroyed them.
الصفحة 146 - No, no, no life! Why should a dog, a horse, a rat, have life, And thou no breath at all? Thou'lt come no more, Never, never, never, never, never!
الصفحة 143 - Can you find out the deep things of God? Can you find out the limit of the Almighty? 8 It is higher than heaven — what can you do? Deeper than Sheol — what can you know?
الصفحة 36 - God?" Our God is in the heavens; he does whatever he pleases. Their idols are silver and gold. the work of human hands. They have mouths, but do not speak; eyes, but do not see.
الصفحة 177 - Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge? Gird up your loins like a man, I will question you, and you shall declare to me.
الصفحة 146 - The weight of this sad time we must obey, Speak what we feel, not what we ought to say. The oldest hath borne most : we that are young Shall never see so much, nor live so long.