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Westermann, Claus

Overview
Works: 431 works in 2,029 publications in 7 languages and 29,273 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Commentaries  Parables  Outlines and syllabi  Biography  Introductions 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Creator, Other, Commentator, Adapter, Contributor, Translator, Dedicatee, Arranger
Classifications: BS1235.3, 222.11077
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Claus Westermann
Basic forms of prophetic speech by Claus Westermann( Book )

46 editions published between 1920 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isaiah 40-66; a commentary by Claus Westermann( Book )

31 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genesis 1-11 : a commentary by Claus Westermann( Book )

46 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creation by Claus Westermann( Book )

36 editions published between 1971 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exposition of Genesis, ch. 1-3
Essays on Old Testament hermeneutics by Claus Westermann( Book )

20 editions published between 1960 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blessing in the Bible and the life of the church by Claus Westermann( Book )

26 editions published between 1968 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Buch wendet sich an Leser, die sich nicht damit zufrieden geben, daß der Segen zwar in den Kirchen als frommer Brauch beibehalten wird, daß man aber nach seinem Sinn nicht mehr fragt
The Psalms : structure, content & message by Claus Westermann( Book )

26 editions published between 1959 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The parables of Jesus in the light of the Old Testament by Claus Westermann( Book )

21 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and German and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What does the Old Testament say about God? by Claus Westermann( Book )

7 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written in a popular, conversational style, this book shows what the prophetic imagination is and why it can transform the present in powerful and unexpected ways. Describes the prophetic imagination as a force which brings religious traditions together with the contemporary realities of our society. A clear understanding of the prophetic imagination, combining its rich Old Testament heritage and the prophetic ministry of Jesus, leads to the development of an alternative consciousness for our time
The structure of the Book of Job : a form-critical analysis by Claus Westermann( Book )

20 editions published between 1953 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook to the Old Testament by Claus Westermann( Book )

16 editions published between 1967 and 1976 in English and German and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prophetic oracles of salvation in the Old Testament by Claus Westermann( Book )

20 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in German and English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genesis 12-36 : a commentary by Claus Westermann( Book )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Praise and lament in the Psalms by Claus Westermann( Book )

13 editions published between 1965 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thousand years and a day : our time in the Old Testament by Claus Westermann( Book )

15 editions published between 1962 and 1982 in English and German and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The title denotes on the one hand the thousand-year-old record of the acts of God in creation, election and preservation of Israel, of discipline and promise mediated through the prophets, and of Israel's response in Psalms and Wisdom literature, and on the other hand the day on which the purpose of God, progressively revealed in the Old Testament, was fulfilled in the crucifixion
Genesis 37-50 : a commentary by Claus Westermann( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This third volume of Westerman's masterful commentary on Genesis offers a stimulating treatment of the most poignant and unified of the narratives in Genesis - the Joseph story." -- Book jacket
The promises to the fathers : studies on the patriarchal narratives by Claus Westermann( Book )

7 editions published between 1976 and 1980 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Old Testament and Jesus Christ by Claus Westermann( Book )

25 editions published between 1968 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El origen de las posiciones críticas - La etapa de la crítica radical - Revisión de las posiciones críticas - Entre las dos guerras mundiales - Después de la segunda guerra mundial - El Antiguo Testamento y Jesucristo - Los libros históricos del Antiguo Testamento y Jesucristo - La respuesta del pueblo de Dios mediante alabanzas y lamentaciones y Jesucristo - La sabiduría y Jesucristo
Genesis : a practical commentary by Claus Westermann( Book )

35 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The abridged version of Westermann's classic three-volume work on Genesis. This work presents a magisterial commentary in a condensed and more poluar 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. Claus Westermann is Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at the University of Heidelberg
Claus Westermann : Leben - Werk - Wirkung( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Praise and lament in the Psalms
Alternative Names
Claus Westermann deutscher Theologe

Claus Westermann Duits theoloog (1909-2000)

Claus Westermann German Lutheran theologian

Pesŭt'ŏman, K'ŭllausŭ 1909-2000

Vesutāman, C. 1909-2000

Westermann, Claus

Westermann, Claus 1909-

Westermann, Klaus

Westermann, Klaus, 1909-2000

베스터만, 클라우스

웨스터만, 클라우스

ヴェスターマン, C.

ヴェスターマン, クラウス

Languages
English (243)

German (177)

Spanish (7)

Dutch (2)

French (1)

Chinese (1)

Korean (1)

Covers
Isaiah 40-66; a commentaryGenesis 1-11 : a commentaryThe Psalms : structure, content & messageProphetic oracles of salvation in the Old TestamentGenesis 12-36 : a commentaryPraise and lament in the PsalmsGenesis 37-50 : a commentaryGenesis : a practical commentary