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Wrestling With the Divine

Religion, Science, and Revelation (Theology and the Sciences)

by Christopher C. Knight

  • 305 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Augsburg Fortress Publishers .
Written in English

  • Christian theology,
  • Nature & existence of God,
  • Psychology,
  • Psychology Of Religion,
  • Natural Theology,
  • Religion - Theology,
  • Religion,
  • Revelation,
  • REL,
  • REL067000,
  • Christian Theology - Cosmology,
  • Philosophy,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Christianity - Theology - General,
  • Christian Theology - General,
  • Christianity

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages146
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7843625M
    ISBN 100800632982
    ISBN 109780800632984

    Like in the Book of Job, his three friends and Elihu come to visit him and they engage in a series of dialogs, during which time, Job’s wife dies. Finally, God appears to Job to heal him and take him to heaven in a divine chariot. The Roles of Satan and God. This book shows the confusion surrounding the role of Satan in the first centuries. The Hebrew title of the book is ’ekah (“How!”), the first word not only in but also in ; Because of its subject matter, the book is also referred to in Jewish tradition as qinot,“Lamentations,” a title taken over by the Septuagint (the pre-Christian Greek translation of the OT) and by the fourth-century Latin Vulgate.

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In the Genesis narrative, Jacob spent the night alone on a. This book is based on the writings of John Polkingham and Authur Peacocke. After reading 20 pages and thumbing through the rest, I came to the conclusion that Knight considers himself to be the expert in quote:"the phychology of religious experience as a medium of devine revelation."1/5(2).

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Think, for example, of the differences between Proverbs and Ecclesiastes. These two Wisdom books represent very different perspectives on divine action.

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