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    Claus Westermann
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Claus Westermann (7 October 1909 – 11 June 2000) was a German Protestant Old Testament scholar. He taught at the University of Heidelberg from 1958 to 1978.

Claus Westermann (7 October 1909 – 11 June 2000) was a German Protestant Old Testament scholar. Born to African missionaries, he finished his studies in 1933 he became a pastor. During his theological studies he started studying the Old Testament, and became particularly interested in the content of the Psalms. During the Nazi regime he served in the German army for five years where he was a translator on the Russian front

The abridged version of Westermann's classic three-volume work on Genesis.

SUMMARY Claus Westermann’s Genesis 1-11 is a massive 636 page .

One, it’s such a massive volume that there is no way I could do it justice in the three weeks that interlibrary loan provides.

This volume, the sceond of three, concerns itself with the stories from Abraham through Jacob

This volume, the sceond of three, concerns itself with the stories from Abraham through Jacob.

Claus Westermann was an Old Testament scholar. After the war Westermann started preaching again and also went to serve as an Old Testament academic at Heidelberg where he taught for twenty years

Claus Westermann was an Old Testament scholar. He was born on October 7, 1909 in Berlin. Westermann taught at the University of Heidelberg from 1958 to 1978. After the war Westermann started preaching again and also went to serve as an Old Testament academic at Heidelberg where he taught for twenty years. Westermann is considered by many one of the premier Old Testament scholars of the 20th century.

Title: Genesis: An Introduction By: Claus Westermann Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 192 Vendor: Augsburg Fortress Publication Date: 1992. Dimensions: 6 X 9 X 3/4 (inches) Weight: 1 pound ISBN: 080062582X ISBN-13: 9780800625825 Stock No: WW2582X. Publisher's Description. Three major parts-primeval events, the patriarchal story, and the Joseph story-include historical discussion, theological reflection, and detailed.

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This volume, covering Genesis 1-11, is concerned with what the author calls the story of primeval events. 1 person is interested in this title.

In the tradition of Gunkel, it takes full advantage of the methods of form criticism and of the phenomenological study of religion. Again and again Westermann opens up dimensions of meaning which are not only relevant for theology but for human existence in the modern world. - Bernhard W. Anderson Journal of Biblical Literature.

The abridged version of Westermann's classic three-volume work on Genesis. This work presents a magisterial commentary in a condensed and more accessible form. Included are a fresh translation of Genesis, the philological reasoning behind the translation, an examination of the historical background of the original text, a survey of all that has been written about Genesis (together with full references) and a consideration of the problems and questions the text of Genesis raises for today.