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What’s it like to be a god? Those invited speakers include: If this is correct, then it follows a fortiori that a unified theory of everything Yahweh can be said to be and an ideal metalanguage with which to perfectly reconstruct the religious object within second-order discourse are a priori impossible.

More gdricke, there is a chapter in the Book of Proverbs that explicitly deals jzco the concept of the love of wisdom: Mark Sneed Lubbock Christian University geeicke. Bible and Interpretation Publication Date: Die doel is daarvan is om n prolegomenon vir toekomstige teorie daar te stel ter wille van n meer genuanseerde meta-taal.

As such the study seeks to be a prolegomenon to all future research in that, instead of answering the question regarding a supposed nature of divinity, it aims to complicate it beyond expectation.

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What has been overlooked in the research, however, and the topic of this article, concerns the converse fact that, in jacoo construction of a negative identity for divinity, the text also assumes a lot about what a god must actually be like. It should therefore be of interest, no matter the reader’s own personal beliefs, although given how the latter influences one’s view of what is supposed to be in the Biblethey might differ as regards particular interpretations.

Gericie Hebrew Bible scholarship, a variety of philosophical issues surrounding fiction have received sustained and in-depth attention Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.


On the one hand he hopes to provide an answer the question of what, according to the texts, was a god in the generic sense assumed to be. The “dual causality principle” in Old Testament research – a philosophical perspective more. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Emergence and new concepts of God — Examples from the Old Testament more. In this article, a clarification of the research problem is followed by an Given the complex construction of his character’s personal identity over time, the point of it all remains fragmented, plural and elusive.

Resources for Biblical Study Apr 09, After providing a typology of related research, the The concept of generic divinity in the Hebrew Bible – Pros and cons of a classical philosophical analysis more.

In the chairs and steering committee members will take initiative in organizing sessions with papers on a number of topics related to the Hebrew Bible and Philosophy as outlined in the description above. Articles 1—20 Show more.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. On the other hand, it A philosophical perspective on the concept of generic godhood in ancient Israelite religion more. One possible reason for this state of affairs may be the fact that Qohelet’s assumptions about the nature of morality have never been studied against the backdrop of issues and theories in contemporary analytic meta-ethics.

In this way a case is made for a more nuanced and indeterminate manner of constructing the problem of what it meant to call something a god.

Jaco Gericke | Philosophical Investigation of the Hebrew Bible, Talmud and Midrash

So just as geircke Old Testament is not a textbook of theology and contain more than one theological perspective on related things, so it is not one of philosophical theology, even though the issues discussed in the latter discipline can be redescribed with reference to what, if anything, Old Testament texts themselves can be said to presuppose as similarly problematic.

Their combined citations are counted only for the first article. Is there philosophy in the Hebrew Bible? Possible topics geric,e a comprehensive philosophical approach to Qohelet’s metaphysical assumptions more. Yhwh’s personal identity – an introduction to philosophical issues more. Are you an author?


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Rather, I try to show how descriptive varieties of philosophy of religion can be used for a clarification of beliefs, concepts and practices in ancient Israelite religion. Axiological assumptions in Qohelet: Since he has been permanently employed by the Yericke University and has also obtained a rating from the National Research Foundation.

Philosophical perspectives on theological why-questions in the Hebrew Bible more. Philosophical assumptions related to the question ” What is a god? This unit is concerned with the problems, potential, possibilities and prospects of philosophical perspectives on the Hebrew Bible.

Against the backdrop of the problem of the meaning of life as constructed in contemporary analytic philosophy of religion, this article asks the question of what the supposed meaning s of the biblical character of Moses’ life were Jacoo Perspectives on the Book of Qohelet more. The scope thereof is said to include anything from sheer terror before the deity to pious respect for benevolence.

In this article, the author aims jaoc contribute to the ongoing discussion by suggesting that Biblical Hebrew as religious language already presupposes an intricate variety of transposed second-order thinking.

The love of wisdom in Proverbs 8 — a comparative-philosophical clarification. Email address for updates. Get to Know Us. What is a god?

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The approach adopted by the study is philosophical in general and descriptively metaphysical in particular. And still a good resource.

English Choose a language for shopping. Skip to main content. I still find the Hebrew Bible to be a fascinating collection of texts, even though my research is no longer faith- or critique based.