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Contents
1 historical Palestinian Peasant routine and the Formation of Premonarchic Israel
2 Joshua
3 Coveting Your Neighbor's apartment in Social Context
4 Systemic research of the Israelite Monarchy
5 Debt Easement in Israelite historical past and Tradition
6 The Political economic climate of Peasant Poverty
7 sour Bounty: The Dynamics of Political economic system Critiqued by means of the Eighth-Century Prophets
8 Whose bitter Grapes? The Addressees of Isaiah 5:1-7
9 Accusing Whom of What? Hosea's Rhetoric of Promiscuity
10 generating Peasant Poverty: Debt tools in Amos 2:6b-8, 13-16
11 Micah--Models subject: Political economic climate and Micah 6:9-15
12 assessment of Roland Boer, The Sacred Economy

"In methods virtually not noted through the bigger interpretive neighborhood, Marvin Chaney has labored relentlessly and tirelessly and with nice erudition and theological sensibility to give a contribution to an immense revolution in previous testomony learn. opposed to the uncritical perform of modernist interpreting marked via individualism and romantic spirituality, Chaney has insisted at the materiality of the Bible and its defining situation for political economic climate. The essays during this quantity endure witness to his notion and starting to be conviction approximately this radical interpretive reorientation. the gathering is of titanic significance not just for old cause, yet since it constitutes a take-heed call in our personal hugely contested political financial system to learn the Bible knowingly and significantly. Our debt to Chaney is particularly nice for bringing those nice essays again into our modern dialog. They proceed to problem our examining conduct in very important ways."
--Walter Brueggemann, Columbia Theological Seminary

Marvin L. Chaney is Nathaniel grey Professor of Hebrew Exegesis and outdated testomony at San Francisco Theological Seminary (emeritus). as well as his articles and essays, he released Biblical Israel via an Agrarian Lens (in Korean), and coedited far away Voices coming near, and interpreting a Tendentious Bible.

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