Human Experience and the Blessing/Saving God

Richard A. Jensen

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 7/1/1981

Issue: Experience and Christian Faith (Vol. 1, No 3, Summer, 1981)

Claus Westermann's What Does The Old Testament Say About God? will serve as the springboard for this article. First of all I would like to share briefly the central insight from Westermannís book that set my own intellectual wheels spinning. After summarizing the focal ideas of Westermannís work, I will discuss some of the implications for the task of theology and parish ministry that flow out of its basic theses.

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