Daily Archives: June 12, 2009

Before the LORD

Within the Hebrew Bible, we supposedly see two perspectives on God’s relationship with the earthly sanctuary: one says that God literally dwells in the tabernacle or temple, and the other states that God’s “name” is what’s there, not God himself. … Continue reading

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Genesis 1-3 and Literal Interpretation

William Horbury, “Old Testament Interpretation in the Writings of the Church Fathers,” Mikra: Text, Translation, Reading and Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity, ed. Martin Jan Mulder (Peabody: Hendrickson, 2004) 768. The importance of types … Continue reading

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Self-Loving Deity

G. Reale, A History of Ancient Philosophy: The Schools of the Imperial Age, trans. John R. Catan (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1990) 334. …Plotinus derives the notion that the supreme Principle not only is the loveable, but … Continue reading

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