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Presence, Power and Promise: The Role of the Spirit of God in the Old…

by David G. Firth (Editor), Paul D. Wegner (Editor)

Other authors: Andrew Abernethy (Contributor), Richard E. Averbeck (Contributor), Daniel I. Block (Contributor), Robert B. Chisholm (Contributor), Rosalind Clarke (Contributor)14 more, Daniel J. Estes (Contributor), Jamie A. Grant (Contributor), Richard S. Hess (Contributor), Robert L. Hubbard (Contributor), Tremper Longman (Contributor), Geert W. Lorein (Contributor), Hilary Marlow (Contributor), Eugene H. Merrill (Contributor), Erika Moore (Contributor), John N. Oswalt (Contributor), Robin Routledge (Contributor), Willem VanGemeren (Contributor), John H. Walton (Contributor), Lindsay Wilson (Contributor)

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From the first verses of Genesis, the Spirit of God makes a dramatic appearance in the Bible. However, despite the importance of the Spirit in the Old Testament, it has been the focus of surprisingly little scholarship. In response, this volume assembles a host of premier Old Testament scholars to address various aspects of the subject. Major thematic essays and studies of relevant biblical texts are arranged in eight main sections: orientation of the Ancient Near Eastern context; the Spirit and its relation to creation, wisdom, creativity, prophecy, leadership and the future, and finally the Spirit at Qumran.… (more)
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Firth, David G.Editorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wegner, Paul D.Editormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Abernethy, AndrewContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Averbeck, Richard E.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Block, Daniel I.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chisholm, Robert B.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Clarke, RosalindContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Estes, Daniel J.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Grant, Jamie A.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hess, Richard S.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hubbard, Robert L.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Longman, TremperContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lorein, Geert W.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Marlow, HilaryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Merrill, Eugene H.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Moore, ErikaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Oswalt, John N.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Routledge, RobinContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
VanGemeren, WillemContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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From the first verses of Genesis, the Spirit of God makes a dramatic appearance in the Bible. However, despite the importance of the Spirit in the Old Testament, it has been the focus of surprisingly little scholarship. In response, this volume assembles a host of premier Old Testament scholars to address various aspects of the subject. Major thematic essays and studies of relevant biblical texts are arranged in eight main sections: orientation of the Ancient Near Eastern context; the Spirit and its relation to creation, wisdom, creativity, prophecy, leadership and the future, and finally the Spirit at Qumran.

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