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Pages 123-159. Recovering the semantic connotations of the verb Áman (ןַ אמ in Qal.
Recovering the semantic connotations of the verb Áman (ןַ אמ in Qal
Rosales Acosta, Dempsey
The biblical study of faith implies an understanding of the diversesemantic levels expressed in the Hebrew vocabulary withintheir respective literary contexts. Hence, the field of study is theologicaland philological. The source of Revelation manifests itself ina privileged form in the divinely inspired Scripture. For this reasona believer can speak of the double dimension of its authorship: thedivine and the human1. The human author communicates his orher experience of faith in the sacred text through the cultural andlinguistic limitations, typical of the Semitic culture of ancient times.The Scripture, therefore, articulates in a theological manner diverse phenomenological manifestations of conviction and security derived from a personal relationship with God2
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