The School Tradition of the Old Testament: The Bampton Lectures for 1994

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Index of Subjects
abomination 106 , 118
Abraham 16 , 119 , 166
Absalom 126-8 , 130
Achilles 127
acrostic poem 76 , 141 , 166
Adam and Eve 122-3
Adonijah 126
aesthetic appreciation 10-11
agriculture, see farming
Agur, Sayings of 144 n.
Ahimaaz 127 , 130
Ahikar, Story of119-20
Ahithophel 128-9
Akhenaten 57
Akkadian 26 , 28
alcohol 70-1 , 87
allegorical interpretation 132-3
'all-seeing' God 20 , 78-9
Amarna Letters 28
Amasa 126
Amenemhet I 55 , 57 , 60
Amnon 126 , 130
Amos 38 , 99-101
Amun 35 , 59 , 124-5
Anaximander 21 , 22 n.
ankh emblem 122
Antiochus Epiphanes 18
Aramaic 34 , 119
aretalogy 17 , 89-91
Ashurbanipal 27 , 38
Assyrian army 34
Assyrian proverb 12
Babylonian literature:
Babylonian Chronicle27
Babylonian Theodicy27 , 141-2 , 146-7
Counsels of Wisdom12 n.
Creation Epic27
Epic of Gilgamesh27
Poem of the Righteous Sufferer141 , 146 , 164
banquets 15 , 47 , 71-2 , 131-2 , 136
Baruch 36
Barzillai 127
Bata 116
Bathsheba 126 , 129
beauty 10-11 , 115 n. , 128 , 134-6
Benjamin 115 , 118
Ben Sira 6-23 , 38 , 43 , 52 n. , 67-92 , 167-170 , 175-7
Bildad 149-50
Boaz 120-1
bureaucracy 13 , 28-9 , 99 n.
Byblos, prince of 35 , 59 , 63
Canaanite culture 109 , 179
canon of scripture 40-1
caution 15 , 49 , 52 , 55-6 , 72 , 77 , 79-80 , 155
Chosen People:
Holy Land 107-8
holy war 108-9 , 125-6
Zionism 110-12
see also covenant
christology 91
Chronicler, work of 37 , 126 , 165 , 184-5
colophon 6 , 154
'Comforters', see Job
commerce 73
common sense 170-1
'counsel' of God 94-5
covenant 110-12 , 187
creation:
of man 8 , 50 , 75 , 122 , 160 , 169-70 , 172 , 174 n. , 189
of the universe 19-21 , 56-7 , 61 , 65-6 , 68 , 88-91 , 103-4 , 144 , 169 , 173-5 , 189
see also nature and order ; onomastica
cult 5 , 96-8 , 112 , 177 , 184
cuneiform 24-5
Cyrus 104

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • The School Tradition of the Old Testament iii
  • Preface vii
  • Acknowledgement ix
  • Contents xi
  • Abbreviations xii
  • I- a Jerusalem School Inspected 1
  • II- Schools and Libraries 24
  • III- School-Books from Egypt 45
  • IV- Education in Wisdom 65
  • V- Prophets and Teachers 93
  • VI- Story-Writers 115
  • VII- Honest Doubters 137
  • VIII- Belief and Behaviour 159
  • IX- Retrospect 183
  • Chronological Tables 191
  • Index of Biblical References 195
  • Index of Subjects 204
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