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Title: In the eyes of God : a metaphorical approach to biblical anthropomorphic language
Author: Howell, Brian C.
ISNI:       0000 0004 2679 1656
Awarding Body: University of Bristol
Current Institution: University of Bristol
Date of Award: 2009
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This paper proposes a metaphorical approach to biblical anthropomorphic language. It seeks to avoid both unduly muting these expressions in favour of divine 'otherness,' (e.g. the accommodation of Chrysostom and Calvin, the history-of-religions approach of Walther Eichrodt, and R. E. Clements), and treating God as essentially human (Abraham Heschel, Terence Fretheim, and Open Theists). Furthermore, it endeavours to establish a more secure ground for diviue reference than that typical of analogical approaches (Aquinas).
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Qualification Name: Not available Qualification Level: Doctoral
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