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In the Whirlwind

God and Humanity in Conflict

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674065666

Publication Date: 04/25/2012

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400 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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  • Preface
  • 1. In the Beginning
  • 2. The Appearance of Authority
  • 3. God Gives, God Takes Away
  • 4. God’s Promises: Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob
  • 5. Loving Power: Moses
  • 6. Love Offered, Love Commanded: Moses and the Children of Israel
  • 7. Grief and Grievance: Moses and Job
  • 8. As We Forgive Those
  • 9. A Renewed Testament: Mark, Matthew, and Luke
  • 10. The Same Old Testament: Paul and Jesus
  • 11. Eliminating Doubts and Doubters: John
  • 12. The Insoluble Problem of Politics
  • 13. Justice, Justice Shall You Pursue
  • 14. Reconciling with Injustice
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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