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    DescriptionRecent studies of the biblical story of creation try to uncover its roots in ancient Near Eastern myths or its compatibility with modern science and ecology. In contrast, this work by William Brown investigates how the various pictures of creation found in Scripture helped shape the ancient faith community's moral character. Bridging the fields of biblical studies and ethics, this interdisciplinary work demonstrates how certain creation traditions of the Old and New Testaments were developed from the community's moral imagination for the purpose of forming and preserving both Israel's and the early church's identity in the world. Bringing to light insights largely overlooked by modern treatments of biblical ethics and creation, The Ethos of the Cosmos ends by recommending the formative power of creation for the contemporary church.


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    Title
    Ethos of the Cosmos
    Subtitle
    The Genesis of Moral Imagination in the Bible
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) William P. Brown
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 480
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 27 mm
    Weight: 699 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780802845399
    ISBN 10: 0802845398
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HRCM
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HRCG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.9T
    DC21: 220.6
    Ingram Theme: THEO/ACADEM
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25420
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: REL028000
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: RFWB
    Libri: I-RFWB
    BISAC V2.8: REL006090
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 231.765, 231.7/65
    LC subject heading:
    ECPA Christian Book Category: BSTBOTOTT
    BISAC V2.8: REL000000
    LC classification: BS652 .B76 1999, 98050871
    Thema V1.0: QRM, QRVG, QRVC
    Illustrations note
    1, black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    William B Eerdmans Publishing Co
    Imprint name
    William B Eerdmans Publishing Co
    Publication date
    01 June 1999
    Publication City/Country
    Grand Rapids