By Frederik Poulsen
The prophetic books of the previous testomony supply a desirable choice of oracles, poetic photos, and theological rules. one of the such a lot trendy topics are these of judgment and salvation, in particular in regards to the destiny of Zion. This position, the place the folks of God reside, is alternately provided as both the article of divine wrath or just like a salvific ideal.
Representing Zion presents a radical and important learn of the pictures of Zion within the whole prophetic literature of the previous testomony. The e-book demanding situations conventional interpretations of Zion and provides a clean exploration of the literary and theological nature of the biblical writings. Zion has mostly been handled via students as a picture of the inviolable urban constantly and unambiguously utilized by outdated testomony authors. Representing Zion reveals the Zion motif to be contested, complicated and profoundly theological—a mirrored image of the ambiguous function of YHWH as pass judgement on and saviour.
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Representing Zion: Judgement and Salvation in the Old Testament (Copenhagen International Seminar) by Frederik Poulsen