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Religious Ideas of the Old Testament by H. Wheeler Robinson

Henry Wheeler Robinson [1872-1945], The Religious Ideas of the Old Testament

Today’s free book is H. Wheeler Robinson’s Religious Ideas of the Old Testament, The author states the purpose of the book as follows:

It is the aim of this book, within the limits of the series to which it belongs, to present these leading ideas in their historical setting, with some indication of their theological and philosophical value, and of their significance for Christianity. The method of treatment is therefore distinct from that which would naturally be adopted for a history of the religion as a whole through successive periods, though the historical development is more or less followed in the discussion of each topic, and in the order of treatment.

Preface, p.v.

My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain title available for digitisation.

Henry Wheeler Robinson [1872-1945], The Religious Ideas of the Old Testament. London: Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd., 1913, 1952. Hbk. pp.245. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  1. The History as the Source of the Ideas
  2. The Idea of Religion
  3. The Idea of God
  4. The Idea of Man
  5. The Approach of God to Man
  6. The Approach of Man to God
  7. The Problems of Sin and Suffering
  8. The Hope of the Nation
  9. The Permanent Value of the Old Testament
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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