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Worship and the Hebrew Bible: Essays in Honor of John T. Willis

by McKenzie, Steven L., Graham, M. Patrick, Marrs, Rick R.

Sheffield Academic Press 1999

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Overview

Worship and the Hebrew Bible: Essays in Honor of John T. Willis was created to commemorate the 65th birthday of theologian and professor John T. Willis, and is compiled of essays by sixteen of his former students and colleagues. Willis touched the lives of hundreds of students to whom he has imparted biblical wisdom, impressing upon all his great love and enthusiasm for Old Testament scholarship. As Willis researched thoroughly the nuances of ritual worship in the Old Testament, this essay collection in honor of him brings together sixteen studies on the matter, from many well-versed Old Testament Scholars.

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Key Features

  • Sixteen essays on the subject of worship
  • Index of Scriptural references
  • Appendix of the writings of John T. Willis

Contents

  • "For He is Good...Worship in Ezra–Nehemiah," Leslie C. Allen
  • "The Peoples and the Worship of Yahweh in the Book of Isaiah," Christopher T. Begg
  • "Mourners and the Psalms," Don C. Benjamin and Victor H. Matthews
  • "Worship and Ethics: A Re-examination of Psalm 15," R. E. Clements
  • "From Where Will My Help Come? Women and Prayer in the Apocrypha/Deuterocanonical Books," Toni Craven
  • "Flirting with the Language of Prayer (Job 14:13-17)," James L. Crenshaw
  • "Setting the Heart to Seek God: Worship in 2 Chronicles 30:1-31:1," M. Patrick Graham
  • "Psalm 19: A Meditation on God's Glory in the Heavens and in God's Law," Walter Harrelson
  • "Grounds for Praise: The Nature and Function of the Motive Clause in the Hymns of the Hebrew Psalter," J. Kenneth Kuntz
  • "Micah and a Theological Critique of Worship," Rick R. Marrs
  • "Why Didn't David Build the Temple?: The History of a Biblical Tradition," Steven L. McKenzie
  • "Worship in Judges 17-18," Phillip McMillion
  • "Isaiah in the Worshipping Community," Roy F. Melugin
  • "Contemporary Worship in the Light of Isaiah's Ancient Critique," J.J.M. Roberts
  • "Eat and Rejoice Before the Lord: The Optimism of Worship in the Deuteronomic Code," Timothy M. Willis
  • "Select Bibliography of the Writings of John T. Willis," Timothy M. Willis

Product Details

  • Title: Worship and the Hebrew Bible: Essays in Honor of John T. Willis
  • Editors: M. Patrick Graham, Rick R. Marrs, and Steven L. McKenzie
  • Publisher: Sheffield
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Pages: 321

About John T. Willis

John T. Willis has spent his life studying the Old Testament. A biblical scholar and professor previously at David Lipscomb College and currently at Abilene Christian University, he inspires in his students an enthusiasm for the Old Testament, which can often be overlooked or undervalued in biblical studies. Willis has written commentaries on Genesis, 1 & 2 Samuel, and Isaiah, and he is esteemed by all who know him as a great man of faith.

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