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A God so near : essays on Old Testament theology in honor of Patrick D. Miller

Features 24 essays in honour of Patrick Miller, who is widely known academically and is the President of Society of Biblical Literature.
Print Book, English, 2003
Eisenbrauns, Winona Lake, Ind., 2003
xviii, 439 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9781575060675, 1575060671
Reading the lament psalms backwards / H.G.M. Williamson
"Without our aid he did us make" : singing the meaning of the Psalms / W. Sibley Towner
The so-called elohistic psalter : a new solution for an old problem / Frank-Lothar Hossfeld and Erich Zenger
A fairy tale wedding? : a feminist intertextual reading of Psalm 45 / Nancy R. Bowen
Notes on Psalm 93 : a fragment of a liturgical poem affirming Yahweh's kingship / Frank Moore Cross
There the blessing : an exposition of Psalm 133 / James Luther Mays
Certainty, ambiguity, and trust : knowledge of God in Psalm 139 / Carolyn Pressler
Quoth the raven : Psalm 147 and the environment / James Limburg
Prayer and/as self-address : the case of Hannah / J. Gerald Janzen
Naomi's cry : reflections on Ruth 1:20-21 / Katharine Doob Sakenfeld
Jonah 2 : a prayer out of the deep / Gerhard Sauter
Songs in a new key : the psalmic structure of the chronicler's hymn (1 Chr 16:8-36) / Mark A. Throntveit
Wild, raging creativity : the scene in the whirlwind (Job 38-41) / Kathleen M. O'Connor
Law in the service of life : a dynamic understanding of law in Deuteronomy / Terence E. Fretheim
How does Deuteronomy do theology? : literary juxtaposition and paradox in the new Moab covenant in Deuteronomy 29-32 / Dennis T. Olson
today! : the rhetoric of repetition in Deuteronomy / Brent A. Strawn
Divine warrior theology in Deuteronomy / Richard D. Nelson
Reading Deuteronomy 5 as narrative / Norbert Lohfink
The travail of pardon : reflections on slḥ / Walter Brueggemann
Circumcision of the heart : the journey of a biblical metaphor / Werner E. Lemke
Huldah, the prophet : reading a (deuteronomistic) woman's identity / Renita J. Weems
Prophets and kings : a new look at the royal persecution of prophets against its Near Eastern background / J.J.M. Roberts
From mountain to mountain : the reign of God in Daniel 2 / C.L. Seow
Sola scriptura? : the authority of the Bible in pluralistic environments / Michael Welker