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Terrien, Samuel L. 1911-2002

Overview
Works: 66 works in 251 publications in 9 languages and 5,920 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Commentaries  Maps  Juvenile works  Art  Introductions  Prayers and devotions  Liturgical lessons  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Honoree, Other, Dedicatee, Commentator, Recipient, Translator
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Most widely held works by Samuel L Terrien
Till the heart sings : a biblical theology of manhood & womanhood by Samuel L Terrien( Book )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The book argues that the Bible as a whole advances a theology of manhood and womanhood unique in the ancient world. This theology, which resides in the main thrust of Scripture, turns away from sexism and misogyny to confer upon woman as well as man the full stature of humanity." "Terrien begins his argument where the Bible itself begins, with creation. He describes the first woman as "the crown of creation," in a mutual relationship with the first man. He then proceeds through Scripture - including the prophets, the Wisdom literature, the Gospels, and the Pauline letters - systematically showing that when the books of the Old and New Testaments are viewed in their historical growth, they reveal a theology of manhood and womanhood that runs counter to both traditional Judaism and Christianity and to modern religious attitudes and practices." "In the course of his thorough analysis of Scripture, Terrien examines a host of themes bearing on the issues of gender and personhood, from the myth of the Garden and the eros-agape continuum in the Song of Songs to male overreaction to sexual mysticism and the Gnostic personification of wisdom. Terrien also explores matters related to marriage, homosexuality, and male and female priesthood, all with the aim of uncovering a truly biblical understanding of the relationship between the genders and between all people and God."--Jacket
The elusive presence : toward a new Biblical theology by Samuel L Terrien( Book )

18 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Psalms and their meaning for today by Samuel L Terrien( Book )

9 editions published between 1952 and 2004 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book points ot us--men and women of today--the ways to use and enjoy the wisdom of consolation of the Psalms, so that we too may understand their meaning for today--and achieve by our faithfulness a triumphant serenity
Israelite wisdom : theological and literary essays in honor of Samuel Terrien( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The iconography of Job through the centuries : artists as Biblical interpreters by Samuel L Terrien( Book )

10 editions published in 1996 in English and Spanish and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Do artists who deal with biblical scenes study the texts that inspire them? At the same time, do scholars pay attention to artists as biblical interpreters? Eminent biblical scholar Samuel Terrien seeks to answer these questions in this first ever comprehensive survey of Jobian iconography from the third century to modern times. Through an analysis of the varying depictions of Job, he finds that artists were not usually subservient to directives of religious authorities; rather, they often contradicted or preceded the exegetical trends of these commentators
The Psalms : strophic structure and theological commentary by Samuel L Terrien( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book's clearly written introduction treats such subjects as the longevity and ecumenicity of the psalms, their Near Eastern background, the Hebrew text and ancient versions, their music, their strophic structure, their literary genre, and their relations to the New Testament. In the commentary itself Terrien freshly elucidates the theological significance of these collected poems by putting readers in touch with the formal versatility and religious passion of the psalmists themselves. While Terrien always engages in scientific exegesis before drawing theological conclusions, he is careful to allow full expression to the theological - and, especially, the doxological - voice of these unmatched spiritual songs. The result is a commentary that provides a link between the archaic language of Psalms and the intellectual demands of modern thinking and spirituality
Job: poet of existence by Samuel L Terrien( Book )

7 editions published between 1957 and 2004 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The golden Bible atlas by Samuel L Terrien( Book )

15 editions published between 1957 and 1991 in English and Japanese and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The fully illustrated story of the lands of the Bible--Palestine, Egypt and the Middle East from Old and New Testament times to the present. More than 100 photographs and illustrations"--Cover
Lands of the Bible by Samuel L Terrien( Book )

39 editions published between 1957 and 1981 in 4 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skildring af Palæstina, Ægypten og Mellemøsten i den bibelske tid
The Magnificat : musicians as Biblical interpreters by Samuel L Terrien( Book )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Job by Samuel L Terrien( Book )

16 editions published between 1963 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bible and the church; an approach to Scripture by Samuel L Terrien( Book )

4 editions published between 1962 and 1964 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New Testament in shorter form( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heart of the New Testament arranged for consecutive reading, with an introductory background discussing the nature of the documents, why they were written, and to whom they were addressed
The power to bring forth; daily meditations for Lent by Samuel L Terrien( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Länder der Bibel by Samuel L Terrien( Book )

9 editions published between 1957 and 1958 in German and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holy Week, series A by Samuel L Terrien( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hebraic roots of Christian worship by Samuel L Terrien( Book )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ilustrowana Biblia młodych by Josip E Krause( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in Polish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landen van de Bijbel by Samuel L Terrien( Book )

2 editions published in 1960 in Dutch and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Képes Biblia : szemelvényes szentírási szövegek fiataloknak( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 1991 in Hungarian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The iconography of Job through the centuries : artists as Biblical interpreters
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The elusive presence : toward a new Biblical theologyThe Psalms and their meaning for todayThe iconography of Job through the centuries : artists as Biblical interpretersThe Psalms : strophic structure and theological commentaryJob: poet of existenceThe Magnificat : musicians as Biblical interpreters
Alternative Names
Samuel Lucien Terrien Frans bijbelwetenschapper (1911-2002)

Terrien, S. 1911-

Terrien, S. 1911-2002

Terrien, S. (Samuel)

Terrien, S. (Samuel), 1911-

Terrien, S. (Samuel), 1911-2002

Terrien, Samuel.

Terrien, Samuel 1911-

Terrien Samuel 1911-2002

Terrien, Samuel L., 1911-

Terrien, Samuel L., 1911-2001

Terrien, Samuel Lucien 1911-2002

Terrìen, Samuïl.

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テリエン, サムエル

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