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Till the Heart Sings: A Biblical Theology of Manhood and Womanhood (The Biblical Resource Series) [Paperback]

By Samuel Terrien (Author)
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Foreword by Phyllis Trible This new edition of Till the Heart Sings, including a substantial foreword by Phyllis Trible, makes available again Samuel Terrien's rich, acclaimed study of the biblical witness to personhood. Sweeping yet selective in scope, the book argues that the Bible as a whole advances a theology of manhood and womanhood unique in the ancient world. This theology, which resides in the main thrust of Scripture, turns away from sexism and misogyny to confer upon woman as well as man the full stature of humanity. Terrien begins his argument where the Bible itself begins, with creation. He describes the first woman as "the crown of creation," in a mutual relationship with the first man. He then proceeds through Scripture - including the prophets, the Wisdom literature, the Gospels, and the Pauline letters - systematically showing that when the books of the Old and New Testaments are viewed in their historical growth, they reveal a theology of manhood and womanhood that runs counter to both traditional Judaism and Christianity and to modern religious attitudes and practices. In the course of his thorough analysis of Scripture, Terrien eloquently examines a host of themes bearing on the issues of gender and personhood, from the myth of the Garden and the eros-agape continuum in the Song of Songs to male overreaction to sexual mysticism and the Gnostic personification of wisdom. Terrien also explores matters related to marriage, homosexuality, and male and female priesthood, all with the aim of uncovering a truly biblical understanding of the relationship between the genders and between all people and God.

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Foreword by Phyllis Trible This new edition of Till the Heart Sings, including a substantial foreword by Phyllis Trible, makes available again Samuel Terrien's rich, acclaimed study of the biblical witness to personhood. Sweeping yet selective in scope, the book argues that the Bible as a whole advances a theology of manhood and womanhood unique in the ancient world. This theology, which resides in the main thrust of Scripture, turns away from sexism and misogyny to confer upon woman as well as man the full stature of humanity. Terrien begins his argument where the Bible itself begins, with creation. He describes the first woman as "the crown of creation," in a mutual relationship with the first man. He then proceeds through Scripture - including the prophets, the Wisdom literature, the Gospels, and the Pauline letters - systematically showing that when the books of the Old and New Testaments are viewed in their historical growth, they reveal a theology of manhood and womanhood that runs counter to both traditional Judaism and Christianity and to modern religious attitudes and practices. In the course of his thorough analysis of Scripture, Terrien eloquently examines a host of themes bearing on the issues of gender and personhood, from the myth of the Garden and the eros-agape continuum in the Song of Songs to male overreaction to sexual mysticism and the Gnostic personification of wisdom. Terrien also explores matters related to marriage, homosexuality, and male and female priesthood, all with the aim of uncovering a truly biblical understanding of the relationship between the genders and between all people and God.

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Item Specifications...


Studio: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Pages   288
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.26" Width: 6.38" Height: 0.8"
Weight:   0.93 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Apr 1, 2004
Publisher   Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Series  Biblical Resource  
ISBN  0802822371  
ISBN13  9780802822376  


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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Samuel Terrien is Davenport Professor of Hebrew and the Cognate Languages, Emeritus, at Union Theological Seminary and Columbia University. His many books include The Magnificat: Musicians as Biblical Interpreters (1995), Till the Heart Sings: A Biblical Theology of Manhood and Womanhood (1985), and The Elusive Presence: Toward a New Biblical Theology (1978).

Samuel Terrien was born in 1911 and died in 2002.

Samuel Terrien has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Biblical Resource Series


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