Download e-book for iPad: The Great Angel: A Study of Israel's Second God by Margaret Barker

By Margaret Barker

ISBN-10: 0664253954

ISBN-13: 9780664253950

During this groundbreaking publication, Barker claims that pre-Christian Judaism used to be no longer monotheistic and that the roots of Christian Trinitarian theology lie in a pre-Christian Palestinian trust approximately angels derived from the traditional faith of Israel. Barker's ideals are in response to canonical and deutero-canonical works and literature from Qumran and rabbinic resources.

Show description

Read Online or Download The Great Angel: A Study of Israel's Second God PDF

Similar history & culture books

Hannakaisa Isomäki, Samuli Pekkola's Reframing Humans in Information Systems Development PDF

Smooth society has been reworked by way of the electronic convergence in the direction of a destiny the place applied sciences embed themselves into the material of lifestyle. This ongoing merging of social and technological infrastructures presents and necessitates new chances to renovate previous notions, types and techniques of data structures improvement that incorporates people as actors in the infrastructure.

New PDF release: Electronic Media, Second Edition: Then, Now, and Later

Digital Media connects the normal global of broadcasting with the modern universe of electronic digital media. It presents a synopsis of the beginnings of digital media in broadcasting, and the following developments into electronic media. Underlying the constitution of the publication is a "See It Then, See It Now, See It Later" technique that specializes in how previous thoughts lay the basis for altering traits in expertise, delivering the chance and insist for switch in either broadcasting and electronic media.

Download PDF by Paul Fleischman: Breakout

Del has spent 17 years bouncing between foster houses. clever, sharp-tongued, a grasp mimic, she’s bored stiff along with her international and with being Del. Faking her personal demise, she leaves either herself and L. A. in the back of — till her break out lands her in an all-day traffic congestion. Fast-forward 8 years. It’s beginning evening for the one-woman play she’s written and is starring in — a express referred to as Breakout, a couple of l. a. traffic congestion.

Additional resources for The Great Angel: A Study of Israel's Second God

Sample text

It is widely agreed that the Canaanite harvest festivals became associated with the celebration of events in Israel's history: barley harvest with the Exodus, wheat harvest with Sinai and the grape harvest with the enthronement of the king. Cult places were similarly absorbed and given a place in the history of the patriarchs. C o n s e q u e n t l y , if o n e b e g i n s , a s 1 h a v e d o n e , w i t h the v i e w that the s t o r i e s o f the patriarchs in G e n e s i s , e v e n in their Y a h w i s t i c f o r m , d a t e f r o m t h e t i m e o f the e x i l e , it is still p o s s i b l e t o e x p l a i n s u c h features a s the El e p i t h e t s a n d the references t o the sacred trees, pillars a n d a l t a r s a s c o n s i s t e n t with the t h e o l o g i c a l c o n c e r n s a n d r e l i g i o u s p r a c t i c e s o f that p e r i o d , t h e y are n o t archaic remnants of a distant primitive stage o f l s r a e l i t e religion.

The judgement was executed by the Lord Y a h w e h . " These descriptions of the kings of Babylon and Tyre fit exactly with the situation depicted in Ps. 82, where the gods, the sons of Elyon, are judged and condemned to die like men. Note too that the King of Babylon is a despised branch, newer, a word used only of people, just as the royal prince of the house of Jesse is called the branch from his root (Isa. 1), and the branch m Dan. 7isPtolemyIIIEuergetes. Once only is the word used of a non-royal person, and then it is Isaiah's description of Israel, the people whom Yahweh has planted (Isa.

1 ) a n d to condemn them to death(Ps. 6). The First Isaiah is another window onto the cultof the first temple, and Holy One is one of the characteristic names of Yahweh in this text. They have forsaken Yahweh They have despised the Holy One of Israel. (Isa. 4) They have rejected the Law of Yahweh of Hosts, And have despised the word of the Holy One of Israel. (Isa. 24; cf. 23 and many more) Yahweh the Holy One was also Yahweh of Hosts: 1 Yahweh of Hosts, the Mighty One of Israel (Isa. 24) My eyes have seen the King, Yahweh of Hosts (Isa.

Download PDF sample

The Great Angel: A Study of Israel's Second God by Margaret Barker

by Daniel

Rated 4.29 of 5 – based on 9 votes