Mark McEntire continues the story begun in Portraits of a Mature God, extending his narrative beyond the conclusion of the Hebrew Bible as Israel and Israel's God moved into the Hellenistic world. The "narrative" McEntire perceives in the apocryphal literature describes a God protecting and guiding the scattered and persecuted, a God responding to suffering in revolt, and a God disclosing mysteries, yet also hidden in the symbolism of dreams and visions. McEntire here provides a coherent and compelling account of theological perspectives in the writings of Hellenistic Judaism.
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|Size: ||2.9 MB|
|Publisher: ||Fortress Press|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||2370006740568 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|