Table of contents for The God of Israel / edited by Robert P. Gordon.


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Part I. General Perspectives: 1. Introducing the God of Israel Robert P. Gordon; 2. Aniconism in the Old Testament Nathan MacDonald; 3. Imitation of God in the Old Testament John Barton; 4. Monotheism and the God of many names Ronald E. Clements; 5. God, creation and the contribution of wisdom Katharine J. Dell; 6. By royal appointment: God’s influence on influencing God Diana Lipton; 7. Is monotheism bad for you?: some reflections on God, the Bible, and life in the light of Regina Schwartz’s The Curse of Cain R. W. L. Moberly; 8. Old Testament monotheism and Zoroastrianian influence Simon J. Sherwin; Part II. Texts and Themes: 9. God, women and children Janet E. Tollington; 10. The exegesis of the divine name in Exodus Graham I. Davies; 11. The de-deification of deities in Deuteronomy Judith M. Hadley; 12. Is God moral?: on the Saul narratives as tragedy Peter J. Williams; 13. Standing in the council: when prophets encounter God Robert P. Gordon; 14. Ugaritic polytheism and Hebrew monotheism in Isaiah 40-55 Klaus Koch; 15. Interpreting Jonah’s God: canon and criticism Philip P. Jenson; 16. The God of the pre-Maccabees: designations of the divine in the early Hellenistic period James K. Aitken; 17. Deity on Ecclesiasticus William Horbury.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
God (Judaism)
God -- Biblical teaching.
God -- History of doctrines.