WorldCat Identities

Lang, Bernhard 1946-

Overview
Works: 92 works in 504 publications in 3 languages and 17,015 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Prophecies  Bibliography  Periodicals  Commentaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Translator, Other, Creator
Classifications: BT846.2, 236.2409
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bernhard Lang
International review of biblical studies. Internationale Zeitschriftenschau für Bibelwissenschaft und Grenzgebiete = Revue internationale des études bibliques by Bernhard Lang( )

40 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 6,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Formerly known by its subtitle "Internationale Zeitschriftenschau für Bibelwissenschaft und Grenzgebiete", the International Review of Biblical Studies has served the scholarly community ever since its inception in the early 1950's. Each annual volume includes approximately 2,000 abstracts and summaries of articles and books that deal with the Bible and related literature, including the Dead Sea Scrolls, Pseudepigrapha, Non-canonical gospels, and ancient Near Eastern writings
Sacred games : a history of Christian worship by Bernhard Lang( )

21 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 2,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heaven : a history by Colleen McDannell( Book )

36 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes a substantial new preface on changing views of life after death in the new century, this copiously illustrated book describes the ways in which believers--from biblical authors to present-day religious thinkers--have pictured Heaven, not just in doctrine but also in poetry, art, literature, and popular culture
Anthropological approaches to the Old Testament( Book )

8 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hebrew God : portrait of an ancient deity by Bernhard Lang( Book )

11 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Originally worshiped by the people of a small and politically insignificant eastern Mediterranean community, the Hebrew God rose to become the monotheistic deity of the entire Western tradition. Indeed, the God of Israel ranks as the most distinguished deity in human history. In this absorbing book, well-known biblical scholar Bernhard Lang provides for the first time a full portrait of the ancient Hebrew God. Drawing on all available evidence, including ancient Near Eastern and Egyptian texts and art, Lang offers a comprehensive view of the Hebrew God that is both fascinating and surprising."--BOOK JACKET
Monotheism and the prophetic minority : an essay in Biblical history and sociology by Bernhard Lang( Book )

13 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International Review of Biblical Studies, 52 (2005-2006) [electronic resource] by Bernhard Lang( )

2 editions published in 2007 in Undetermined and English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Formerly known by its subtitle "Internationale Zeitschriftenschau f]r Bibelwissenschaft und Grenzgebiete," the "International Review of Biblical Studies has served the scholarly community ever since its inception in the early 1950's. Each annual volume includes approximately 2,000 abstracts and summaries of articles and books that deal with the Bible and related literature, including the Dead Sea Scrolls, Pseudepigrapha, Non-canonical gospels, and ancient Near Eastern writings. The abstracts which may be in English, German, or French - are arranged thematically under headings su
Heaven and its wonders and hell : drawn from things heard and seen by Emanuel Swedenborg( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wisdom and the Book of Proverbs : a Hebrew goddess redefined by Bernhard Lang( Book )

11 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph in Egypt : a cultural icon from Grotius to Goethe by Bernhard Lang( Book )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The biblical story of Joseph ranks in the history of world literature alongside The Odyssey and other ancient legends as a seminal canonical text and has provided rich material for later writers to imitate and elaborate. This book, by Bernard Lang, an internationally acclaimed biblical scholar, examines the many and varied ways that the story of Joseph has been interpreted in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe. During that time, Joseph was heralded as an icon by many different writers and thinkers, among them Henry Fielding, Voltaire, Chateaubriand, and Goethe. Educators commended Joseph as a model of piety, moralists extolled him in defense of chastity, and political philosophers regarded him as an exemplary leader; historians debated variously whether he was a benefactor, tyrant, or merely a character in a well-told ancient oriental tale. Lang examines a range of texts - novels, stage plays, poems, children's books, and critical treatises - to illuminate the debt each owes to earlier versions of the Joseph story."--Jacket
Ezechiel : der Prophet und das Buch by Bernhard Lang( Book )

10 editions published in 1981 in German and English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die weisheitliche Lehrrede : eine Untersuchung von Sprüche 1-7 by Bernhard Lang( Book )

15 editions published in 1972 in German and Undetermined and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hebrew life and literature : selected essays of Bernhard Lang by Bernhard Lang( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These essays are organised into three sections: 'Wealth, Fertility and the Good Life - the Third Function', 'War and Violence - the Second Function' and 'Rules, Wisdom, and Prophetic Acts - the First Function'
Der Einzige Gott : die Geburt des biblischen Monotheismus( Book )

11 editions published in 1981 in German and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kein Aufstand in Jerusalem : die Politik des Propheten Ezechiel by Bernhard Lang( Book )

17 editions published between 1976 and 1981 in German and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Bibel : eine kritische Einführung by Bernhard Lang( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in German and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Himmel : eine Kulturgeschichte des ewigen Lebens by Bernhard Lang( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in German and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frau Weisheit : Deutung einer biblischen Gestalt by Bernhard Lang( Book )

11 editions published in 1975 in German and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Buch des Bundes : Aufsätze zur Bibel u. zu ihrer Welt by Herbert Haag( Book )

8 editions published in 1980 in German and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wie wird man Prophet in Israel? : Aufsätze zum Alten Testament by Bernhard Lang( Book )

9 editions published in 1980 in German and Undetermined and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Sacred games : a history of Christian worship
Alternative Names
Bernhard Lang deutscher katholischer Theologe

Bernhard Lang Duits theoloog

Bernhard Lang German theologian

Lang, Bernhard

Rangu, B. 1946-

ラング, B

ラング, バーンハード

Languages
English (156)

German (105)

Italian (1)

Covers
Sacred games : a history of Christian worshipHeaven : a historyThe Hebrew God : portrait of an ancient deityHeaven and its wonders and hell : drawn from things heard and seenJoseph in Egypt : a cultural icon from Grotius to GoetheHebrew life and literature : selected essays of Bernhard Lang