Biblical Profiles: Contemporary Reflections on Old Testament People

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November 2003



Roland J. Faley has written a penetrating, absorbing account of Old Testament personalities, male and female, good and bad, well known, and not so well known, but all compelling, fully fleshed out, and relevant to this day.They include Hannah, God's faithful servant; Doeg, a false, Iago-like figure; Hophni and Phinehas, profaners of all things of God; and Saul, Israel's great and divinely appointed first king.This is a classic compendium of stories chosen to delight and shock, to disturb, haunt and teach us about what we should and should not do. The boldly drawn characters leap out from the pages to admonish us to go on with our search for solutions to problems that span the centuries.


A Franciscan friar, Roland J. Faley is currently scholar in residence at Oblate School of Theology, San Antonio, Texas. He has degrees from Catholic University, St. Thomas University in Rome and the Biblical Institute in Rome. He was the minister general of his religious order and has taught in seminaries and universities here and abroad. He is the author of Footprints on the Mountain, Bonding With God, and Apocalypse Then and Now (all Paulist Press'.
EAN: 9780809141524
ISBN: 0809141523
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2003
Seitenanzahl: 197 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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