Parsons, Michael, 1949-

Luther and Calvin on Old Testament narratives : Reformation thought and narrative text / Michael Parson - Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, c2004. - viii, 329 p. ; 24 cm. - Texts and studies in religion ; v. 106 .

Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-314) and indexes.

Foreword / The reformers, scripture and narrative -- Passion and the nature of God (Gen. 6-9) -- God in hostile form (Gen. 32:22-32) -- Unbelieving humanity and a sense of God (Jonah 1-4) -- 'If Isaac must be killed, the promise is void' (Gen. 22) -- Luther's use of Jacob's ladder (Genesis 28:10-22) -- Luther's noachic self-understanding (Gen. 6-9) -- 'Reduced to nothing.' The call of a prophet (Isa. 6) -- 'Strong faith in the midst of sin' (Jonah 1-2) -- Luther and Calvin on rape (Gen. 34/2 Sam. 13) -- Sexual guilt and restoration (2 Sam. 11-12 / Psalm 51) -- Luther, Calvin and old testament narrative. John L. Thompson -- Ch. 1. Ch. 2. Ch. 3. Ch. 4. Ch. 5. Ch. 6. Ch. 7. Ch. 8. Ch. 9. Ch. 10. Ch. 11. Ch. 12.

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Luther, Martin, 1483-1546.
Calvin, Jean, 1509-1564.


Bible.--Old Testament--Criticism, interpretation, etc.--History--16th century.


Narrative theology--History--16th century.

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