Imagining God

Myth and Metaphor
Wipf and Stock (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 5. Februar 2020
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 342 Seiten
978-1-5326-8818-8 (ISBN)
An ever-growing number of Christians are becoming more and more uncomfortable with the tenets of the church, the stories of the Bible, and the church's worldview. Statistics show that these feelings easily escalate into a crisis of faith, and for now their predicament is being resolved by leaving the church. This book will certainly help dealing with the crisis by showing that the language of faith is built by a web of metaphors taken from the Ancient Near East. We do not need to take biblical language literally, but as parables for human values in need to be assessed critically.
  • Englisch
  • Höhe: 229 mm
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  • Breite: 152 mm
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  • Dicke: 18 mm
  • 496 gr
978-1-5326-8818-8 (9781532688188)
Humberto Casanova was Professor of Biblical Languages and Exegesis in the Evangelical Institute of Chile and Professor of Old Testament in the Evangelical Theological Community of Chile. He was also a member of the Bible Translation Committee of the International Bible Society.

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