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The Resource Language for God in patristic tradition : wrestling with biblical anthropomorphism, Mark Sheridan ; foreword by Thomas C. Oden

Language for God in patristic tradition : wrestling with biblical anthropomorphism, Mark Sheridan ; foreword by Thomas C. Oden

Label
Language for God in patristic tradition : wrestling with biblical anthropomorphism
Title
Language for God in patristic tradition
Title remainder
wrestling with biblical anthropomorphism
Statement of responsibility
Mark Sheridan ; foreword by Thomas C. Oden
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Language for God in Patristic Tradition is a landmark resource for students of ancient Christian theology. Wide-ranging in scope and accessible in its analysis, it demonstrates that those engaged in theological interpretation of Scripture have much to gain from studying their forebears in the faith."--Publisher's website
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sheridan, Mark
Dewey number
220.609/015
Index
index present
LC call number
BS544
LC item number
.S54 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • God
  • Anthropomorphism
  • God (Christianity)
  • Anthropomorphism
  • God
  • God (Christianity)
  • Hermeneutics
Label
Language for God in patristic tradition : wrestling with biblical anthropomorphism, Mark Sheridan ; foreword by Thomas C. Oden
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
God is not like humans -- The philosophers' critique of myth and the defense of Homer through allegorical interpretation -- Hellenistic Jewish interpretation of the scriptures -- The interpretation of the scriptures in the New Testament : a model for later writers -- The early Christian writers -- Three classic cases -- The special problem of the Psalms -- Ancient and modern ways of dealing with the problematic texts -- Appendix: Ancient Christian hermeneutics : the presuppositions, the criteria and the rules employed -- Biographical sketches of early Christian writers and other significant authors
Control code
1077852
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
254 pages
Isbn
9780830840649
Lccn
2014033350
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780830840649
  • (OCoLC)889426412
Label
Language for God in patristic tradition : wrestling with biblical anthropomorphism, Mark Sheridan ; foreword by Thomas C. Oden
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
God is not like humans -- The philosophers' critique of myth and the defense of Homer through allegorical interpretation -- Hellenistic Jewish interpretation of the scriptures -- The interpretation of the scriptures in the New Testament : a model for later writers -- The early Christian writers -- Three classic cases -- The special problem of the Psalms -- Ancient and modern ways of dealing with the problematic texts -- Appendix: Ancient Christian hermeneutics : the presuppositions, the criteria and the rules employed -- Biographical sketches of early Christian writers and other significant authors
Control code
1077852
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
254 pages
Isbn
9780830840649
Lccn
2014033350
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780830840649
  • (OCoLC)889426412

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