The Land

The Land : Place as Gift, Promise, and Challenge in Biblical Faith, 2nd Edition

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The land was one of the most vibrant symbols for the people of ancient Israel. In the land-gift, promise, and challenge-was found the physical source of Israel's fertility and life, and a place for the gathering of the hopes of the covenant people. In this careful treatment, Walter Brueggemann follows the development of his theme through the major blocks of Israel's traditions. The book provides a point of entrance both to the theology of the Old Testament and to aspects of the New Testament-even as it illuminates crucial issues of the contemporary scene. In this fully revised version, Brueggemann provides new insights, as well as updating the discussion, notes, and bibliography.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 15.49mm | 362.87g
  • Augsburg Fortress
  • Minneapolis, United States
  • English
  • 2nd ed.
  • 0800634624
  • 9780800634629
  • 213,492

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