Item description for Glimpses of a Strange Land: Studies in Old Testament Ethics (Old Testament Studies) by Cyril S. Rodd...
Overview In this challenging book Cyril Rodd questions many of the assumptions that lie behind recent studies of Old Testament ethics.
In this challenging book Cyril Rodd questions many of the assumptions that lie behind recent studies of Old Testament ethics. He views the 'strangeness' of the biblical world and wonders whether there is an Old Testament ethics in the modern sense of the word - finding rather that the Old Testament writers did not regard many of today's ethical dilemmas as problems at all.Dr Rodd examines all the Old Testament writings on five ethical issues: the poor, war, treatment of animals, ecology and the position of women. He considers their validity and relevance for today and discusses the extent to which they can be referred to for authority - or for inspiration and guidance..
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Studio: Bloomsbury T&T Clark
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 1.06" Weight: 1.49 lbs.
Release Date Aug 2, 2001
Publisher T. & T. Clark Publishers
ISBN 0567087530 ISBN13 9780567087539
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More About Cyril S. Rodd
Dr Cyril Rodd is former Editor of The Expository Times
Cyril S. Rodd was born in 1928.
Cyril S. Rodd has published or released items in the following series...