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H. D. PREUSS, Das Gottesbild der alteren Weisheit Israels

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The statements about the creator Yahweh are in the older wisdom of the faith in the God of the world order consequently closely associated, and they learn so compared with other statements about creation of the Old Testament as an essential to accentuate stretto. In the book of Proverbs is now by Yahweh (or of God) primarily spoken of as the founder and preserver of the cause-and relationship. The deity as creator is mentioned in the so-called Babylonian theodicy and elsewhere in Babylonian wisdom texts. In the older wisdom Yahweh is primarily the "guarantor of the moral order and just retribution". According to the testimony of the older wisdom of Israel and its environment are mentioned to the behavior of people towards the deity, distinguished thesis text shows new image of God. The original context of the chapter is in German.

Keywords: Babylonian wisdom texts; Old Testament; older wisdom of Israel; Yahweh



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