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By Kenneth Stevenson,Michael Glerup

ISBN-10: 0830814833

ISBN-13: 9780830814831

The books of Ezekiel and Daniel are wealthy in imagery taken up afresh within the New testomony. Echoes of Ezekiel--with its phrases of doom and provides of desire, the imaginative and prescient of a brand new temple and its scroll-eating prophet--are particularly obvious within the publication of Revelation. Daniel is such a lot striking in offering terminology and imagery for Jesus of Nazareth's favourite self-description as "Son of man," a word additionally present in Ezekiel and one that John the seer employs again and again in describing the exalted determine of his imaginative and prescient at the island of Patmos. The 4 beasts of Daniel locate their opposite numbers within the lion, ox, guy and eagle of Ezekiel and Revelation. it truly is no ask yourself those books, regardless of the problems in studying them, took carry at the mind's eye of the early church.

Over 40 church fathers are stated within the statement on Ezekiel, a few of whom are the following translated into English for the 1st time, yet satisfaction of position is going to 4 major extant works: the homilies of Origen and Gregory the nice, and the commentaries of Jerome and Theodoret of Cyr, hence bridging East and West, North and South.

A related array of fathers are came upon in the statement on Daniel. huge reviews derive from the works of Theodoret of Cyr, Hippolytus, Jerome and Isho'dad of Merv and supply a wealth of perception. precious statement attributed to Ephrem the Syrian and John Chrysostom is additionally discovered the following, notwithstanding the authorship of those commentaries is certainly wondered. Michael Glerup and Kenneth Stevenson edit this collection.

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