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Luther and Calvin on Old Testament narratives : Reformation thought and narrative text / Michael Parson

By: Parsons, Michael, 1949-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Texts and studies in religion ; v. 106. Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, c2004Description: viii, 329 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0773465251.Subject(s): Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History -- 16th century | Narrative theology -- History -- 16th century | Luther, Martin, 1483-1546 | Calvin, Jean, 1509-1564DDC classification: 221.6/6/0922
Contents:
Foreword / John L. Thompson -- 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.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-314) and indexes.

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

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