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Land is Mine: Six Biblical Land Ideologies (Norman Habel) Paperback Book, (Augsburg Fortress, 1993) 9780800626648
Land is Mine: Six Biblical Land Ideologies (Norman Habel) Paperback Book, (Augsburg Fortress, 1993) 9780800626648
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Title: Land is Mine: Six Biblical Land Ideologies

Author: Habel, Norman

Publisher: Augsburg Fortress; Publication Date: 1993

Paperback; ISBN: 9780800626648

Volumes: 1; Pages: 160

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Norman C. Habel identifies six discrete ideologies in the Hebrew Bible regarding land: royal, agrarian, theocratic, prophetic, ancestral household, and immigrant.Table of ContentsEditor's ForewordPrefaceAbbreviations1. Orientation and Approach2. Land as the Source of Wealth: A Royal Ideology3. Land as Conditional Grant: A Theocratic Ideology4. Land as Family Lots: An Ancestral Household Ideology5. Land as YHWH's Personal nahalah: A Prophetic Ideology6. Land as Sabbath Bound: An Agrarian Idology7. Land as Host Country: An Immigrant Ideology8. Comparisons, Conclusions, and ImplicationsLand Ideology Classification GridBibliographyIndex of Scripture ReferencesIndex of Hebrew TermsIndex of AuthorsIndex of SubjectsReview"The upshot of the book is to show in powerful ways both (a) that the Bible should not be read innocently, and that the God practiced in the several ideologies is a player in Israel's propertied life, and (b) that those old 'ideological-theological' positions continue to be poignantly pertinent in the world of contemporary interpretation."--Walter Brueggemann, from the Editor's Foreword
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