Good Life in the Old Testament
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Paperback / softback
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of Pages: 320
How did the ancient Israelites conceive of "the good life" - of how to live morally and well? This study explores the social world as depicted in the Bible and God's relationship with it.
"This comprehensive study by Whybray is an excellent resource on the conception of the 'good life' as presented in the OT.... Written in a lucid, enjoyable, and informative style, this book will interest a wide array of scholars, students, and ministers."- D. Charles Smith, "Religious Studies Review, "Vol. 33 No. 1 January 2007--Sanford Lakoff