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In Search of God in the Hebrew Bible

Author: 
Tryggve ND Mettinger (Author)
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Description

Tryggve Mettinger's much-praised work analyzes the major names for God in the Old Testament to trace, through the many confrontations and challenges of individuals and groups that mark Israel's story, the historical development of Israel's conception of God.
ISBN: 
9780800637408
Price: 
$26.00
Release date: 
June 30, 2005

Endorsements

"Mettinger has provided a rich resource for academicians and pastors alike. His historical and philogical analysis is illuminating and provocative, while his emphasis on the dynamic and situational aspects of the Old Testament's understanding of God opens the way to continuing search in response to contemporary challenges of existence."
— Phyllis A. Bird, Interpretation

"This is a powerful, useful, and memorable book that will be useful to every student of the Bible who looks through it to the picture of God to be gained from it."
— John D. W. Watts, Review and Expositor

"A most refreshing and thought-provoking study."
— The Jerusalem Post

"Mettinger's work is a powerful and significant study....Its appearance is a sign of good hope for the future."
— James Barr, Journal of Theological Studies