Protest Against God: The Eclipse of a Biblical Tradition

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The Hebrew Bible contains many examples of protest or complaint against God. There are classic cases in the psalms of individual lament, but we find the same attitude in community complaint psalms, in the prophetic challenges to God, and in the Book of Job. And yet, after the exile, the complaint tradition was largely suppressed or marginalized. In this imaginative book, Morrow asks the unheard of question, Why? A shift in the religious imagination of early Judaism had taken place, he argues, spearheaded by the psychology ...

Protest Against God: The Eclipse of a Biblical Tradition 2007, Sheffield Phoenix Press Ltd, Sheffield

ISBN-13: 9781906055349

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Protest Against God: The Eclipse of a Biblical Tradition 2006, Sheffield Phoenix Press Ltd

ISBN-13: 9781905048205

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