By Horst Dietrich Preuss

ISBN-10: 066421844X

ISBN-13: 9780664218447

Preuss's thorough research of the names, descriptions, capabilities, and titles of God present in the previous testomony makes this quantity the most effective assets to be had.

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74:2; 77:16; 106:10; Isa. ; 48:20; 51:10; 52:3; and 63:9), freely purchased ( m a = pddd: Deut. 7:8; 9:26; 13:6; 15:15; 21:8; and 24:18; cf. 2 Sam. 7:23; Hos. 7:13; 13:14; Micah 6:4; and Jer. 31:11), acquired through purchase (mp = qdnd: Deut. 32:6; Pss. 74:2; 78:54; Isa. 11:11; cf. Exod. 15:16), took or grasped (npb = laqah: Gen. 24:7; Exod. 6:7; Deut. 4:20; 30:4; and Josh. 24:3; cf. 1 Sam. 12:22; and Isa. 41:9), and "found" Israel (xsn = mdsd': Hos. 9:10 and Deut. 32:10; cf. Jer. ; 31:2; Ezek.

Regardless of the dating of these texts, they underline the fact that elec­ tion is obviously not a permanent condition. One may also see this in the re­ jection of Israel mentioned in other sources (2 Kings 17:20; cf. 2 Kings 23:27; Jer. 14:19,21; Lam. ). Several presumably ancient texts from the his­ tory of the rise of David and the ark narrative speak of the election of David, and, as is often the case in the Old Testament, do so in terms of the election of those of lowly status (1 Sam. 16:8ff.

After all, God's manner of being and act­ ing with his people is a historical process, indeed a part of history. The draw­ ing in of history includes necessary or accentuating comparative side-glances at the religious environment of the Old Testament. Gerhard von Rad's Old Testament Theology almost completely omitted this consideration. "The criti­ cal position taken here leads to the recognition that the Old Testament, in spite of its rootedness in the ancient Near East, still in its essential structure cannot be understood by reference to its environment.

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