their experiences, and they are the images we use to integrate our understanding
of our biblical heritage into our own lives. I have selected the following biblical images to discuss at length: I Covenant, the central image which is used to ...
ÒDid Jesus just misunderstand when he prayed that the kingdom was close at hand?Ó ÒWhy would God make the price of redemption the sacrifice of his own Son?Ó ÒIf Adam and Eve are not historical people does that mean that original sin does not exist?Ó ÒWhy didn't God keep his promise to David, that his line and his kingdom would be secure forever?Ó A single mistake lies behind each of these questions: an image had been understood as a fact. Through the examination of central biblical images, namely, Òcovenant,Ó Òmessiah,Ó Òkingdom,Ó Òoriginal sin,Ó and Òredemption,Ó 'Plain Words About Biblical Images' explores the role that images play in our thinking as we seek to understand spiritual realities. In the course of this study we discover that we must be willing to reinterpret our images if we want to grow into adult faith. 'Plain Words About Biblical Images' is one of the most readable books you will ever discover. Its insightfulness will help you to grow in your understanding of scripture and your ability to deal with contemporary faith issues.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-01-27 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ÒDid Jesus just misunderstand when he prayed that the kingdom was close at hand?Ó ÒWhy would God make the price of redemption the sacrifice of his own Son?Ó ÒIf Adam and Eve are not historical people does that mean that original sin does not exist?Ó ÒWhy didn't God keep his
Authors: Leland Ryken, James C. Wilhoit, Tremper Longman III
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-11 - Publisher: InterVarsity Press
A Christianity Today 1999 Book of the Year! Every reader of the Bible has encountered the powerful, comforting and sometimes puzzling imagery of Scripture. These concrete pictures with their hidden force have struck sharp and lasting impressions on our minds. Their imprint has etched itself on the language and grammar
A great deal of time and planning go into planning a wedding. Each couple wants this day in their continuing faith journey to be special and unique. A Marriage Certificate is one of the few things a couple can carry with them throughout their life together to help remember the
Although the figures of the Jewish Bible are some of the best known in all of history and literature, they remain among the most elusive and enigmatic. In Biblical Images, a collection of 25 portraits of Biblical characters, Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz clarifies what is hinted at in the Biblical text