Hebrew Thought Compared with Greek has 38 ratings and 4 reviews. Jared said: Another half-completed book. I look forward to coming back to it someday. It. The clue to the impact made by this volume of the Norwegian Thorleif Boman is the number of editions, — three German and two Japanese, which have. Thorleif Boman. Hebrew Thought Compared with Greek. Trans. Jules L. Moreau. New York: Norton, Thorleif Boman’s Hebrew Thought.
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Many of Professor Boman’s ideas have preceded the translation into current American theological circles, so there should be a ready welcome for the whole work.
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Refresh and try again. There are no real physical descriptions in the Old Testament and few in the New except for some minor details: Learn how your comment data is processed. Nevertheless, I recommend this book to serious students of the Bible. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Leslie rated it liked it Jul 26, It must be read not only by those who are concerned with the theological facets of the problem “In its patient, lucid philological approach to crucial issues, in its breathtakingly compact treatment of significant voices from Heraclitus to Job to Bergson, and in the studied independence of its own lines of development and conclusions, Boman’s book is a modest masterpiece.
Space is more important than time.
A particularly interesting section of the book is devoted to a comparison between Hebrew and Greek conceptions of Time and Space. Time is historical, and man is part of it, and God is behind it. It has a passive voice! Mapk rated it it was amazing Dec 02, Nathan Long rated it liked it Oct 30, This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. It remains an intellectually fascinating read.
Lots of thoughts were running through my mind after witth it. Dave rated it really liked it Apr 14, It is the fortunate heritage of Christianity that both strains have remained within the Church with constant interaction.
The book is another in the valuable series known as The Library of History and Doctrine. Hebrew Thought Compared with Greek. Trivia About Hebrew Thought Co Description had to do with motivation and action. The Greek sense of time also is secondary to the perception of space. It must be read not only by those who are concerned with the theological facets of the problem but by anyone who claims any interest in the problem of thinking in Western culture.
In Hebrew even the verb to behayahis dynamic. May 25, Robert Palmer rated it liked it Shelves: Jan 05, Haley Odom rated it liked it.
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Technical, but very thought provoking. Where is the time to finish reading all the cool stuff I have!
It seems that no theologians know about this, so they keep passing on bad information to the next generation. Brandon rated it really liked it Feb 11, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
Review – Hebrew Thought Compared with Greek
Questions, Comments, and Observations hebrea the English Language. Your email address will not be published. Dave Wainscott rated it it was amazing Aug 02, Read this for a wonderful taste of how differently we can experience the world.
Be the first to ask a question about Hebrew Thought Compared with Greek. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Time is linear, sometimes cyclic, but man is almost detached from it.
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Hebrew Thought Compared with Greek
Time to the Hebrew is based on rhythmic patterns, it is neither linear nor cyclic. Jerome rated it it was amazing Aug 17, This is odd in a way—the analysis of real oral tradition was done thoroughly beginning in the s with Milman Parry and his student Albert Lord. Just as the Lord gave us two eyes for better perspective, so these two approaches enable us to see the Christian faith in better focus. Time to the Thofleif is noted by movements.
The Scandinavian professor who has written this challenging book appears to be such a paragon.