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Biblical Terror: Why Law and Restoration in the Bible Depend Upon Fear

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Biblical Terror: Why Law and Restoration in the Bible Depend Upon Fear - Cataldo, Jeremiah W
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-Law and restoration are central concepts in the Bible, but they were not always so. To trace out the formation of those biblical concepts as elements in defensive strategies, Cataldo uses as conversational starting points theories from Zizek, Foucault and Deleuze, all of whom emphasize relation and difference. This work argues that the more modern assumption that biblical authors wrote their texts presupposing a central importance for those concepts is backwards. On the contrary, law and restoration were made central only ...

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Biblical Terror: Why Law and Restoration in the Bible Depend Upon Fear 2018, T&T Clark, New York

ISBN-13: 9780567682628

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Biblical Terror: Why Law and Restoration in the Bible Depend Upon Fear 2016, T&T Clark, New York

ISBN-13: 9780567670816

Hardcover