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The Resource Abraham : sign of hope for Jews, Christians, and Muslims, Karl-Josef Kuschel

Abraham : sign of hope for Jews, Christians, and Muslims, Karl-Josef Kuschel

Label
Abraham : sign of hope for Jews, Christians, and Muslims
Title
Abraham
Title remainder
sign of hope for Jews, Christians, and Muslims
Statement of responsibility
Karl-Josef Kuschel
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
222/.11092
Index
index present
LC call number
BS580.A3
LC item number
K8713 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Abraham : sign of hope for Jews, Christians, and Muslims, Karl-Josef Kuschel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [256]-279) and index
Contents
Prelude: Reflecting with Nelly Sachs on the Man from Ur -- A. Abraham as the Possession of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. I. Abraham and Judaism. 1. The birth of Judaism. How do we speak of Abraham? The Torah as an instrument for coping with crises. No Judaism without Abraham. 2. Abraham's role in the great catastrophe: exile. Even prophets refer back. The collection of the 'Five Books of Moses'. 3. Everything depends on Abraham: the book of Genesis. The remarkable strangeness of Abraham. Guarantor of God's promises: people, land, peoples. Partner in God's second covenant. The primal model of faith: being on the way. 4. The politicizing of Abraham between the Testaments. Judaism as a 'descendant of Abraham': Joshua 24/Psalm 105. A self-portrait with Abraham: Ben Sirach. Radical separation: the spirit of Qumran. Abraham as a militant figure: 'The Apocalypse of Abraham'
Control code
900756
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxix, 286 p.
Isbn
9780826408082
Lccn
95010650
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm32272320
  • (OCoLC)32272320
Label
Abraham : sign of hope for Jews, Christians, and Muslims, Karl-Josef Kuschel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [256]-279) and index
Contents
Prelude: Reflecting with Nelly Sachs on the Man from Ur -- A. Abraham as the Possession of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. I. Abraham and Judaism. 1. The birth of Judaism. How do we speak of Abraham? The Torah as an instrument for coping with crises. No Judaism without Abraham. 2. Abraham's role in the great catastrophe: exile. Even prophets refer back. The collection of the 'Five Books of Moses'. 3. Everything depends on Abraham: the book of Genesis. The remarkable strangeness of Abraham. Guarantor of God's promises: people, land, peoples. Partner in God's second covenant. The primal model of faith: being on the way. 4. The politicizing of Abraham between the Testaments. Judaism as a 'descendant of Abraham': Joshua 24/Psalm 105. A self-portrait with Abraham: Ben Sirach. Radical separation: the spirit of Qumran. Abraham as a militant figure: 'The Apocalypse of Abraham'
Control code
900756
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxix, 286 p.
Isbn
9780826408082
Lccn
95010650
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm32272320
  • (OCoLC)32272320

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