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Politics and Theopolitics in the Bible and Postbiblical Literature

by Reventlow, Henning Graf, Hoffman, Yair, Uffenheimer, Benjamin

Sheffield Academic Press 1994

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Overview

Politics and Theopolitics in the Bible and Postbiblical Literature contains papers from the third symposium held by the University of Tel Aviv, Israel, and the Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany, with the aim of furthering dialogue between Jewish and Christian biblical scholars. The papers examine the ways in which political issues and events are reflected in the Bible and in the postbiblical literature, the term “theopolitics” expressing the conviction of both communities that the politics of human life have always been and continue to be subject to the rule and providence of God. The hope of the symposium is that through examination of the ways in which Jews and Christians have reflected upon political and ethical theories there may arise new possibilities for better mutual understanding.

In the Logos edition, all Scripture references in Politics and Theopolitics in the Bible and Postbiblical Literature link to the original language texts and the Bibles in your library. By employing Logos’ advanced search features, you can find the exact topics or passages you’re looking for. Whether you are encountering the cultural context of the Bible for the first time, or you’re working on advanced archaeological, historical, or textual research, the Logos edition is right for you.

Key Features

  • Preface by the editors
  • Bibliographical references and indexes

Contributors

Product Details

  • Title: Politics and Theopolitics in the Bible and Postbiblical Literature
  • Editors: Yair Hoffman, Benjamin Uffenheimer, and Henning Graf Reventlow
  • Publisher: Sheffield
  • Publication Date: 1994
  • Pages: 200

About the Editors

Yair Hoffman is a professor emeritus of Bible at Tel-Aviv University. He has published books on various biblical topics such the Exodus, prophecies against foreign nations, Job, and a 2-volume commentary on Jeremiah.

Benjamin Uffenheimer was a professor at Tel Aviv University.

Henning Graf Reventlow is a professor emeritus of Old Testament at University of the Ruhr, Bochum. His most important recent publication is the 4-volume Epochen der Bibelauslegung.