Author: Larry Perkins

demonstrates his prowess as interpres and expositor . Three kinds of evidence align to support this hypothesis. First, in specific theophany accounts in Exodus the Greek translation shows variance with MT in some remarkable ways and the resultant text removes any suggestion in the Hebrew text that Moses

In: Journal for the Study of Judaism

Theophany in the OT denotes the direct manifestation of God in the earthly sphere.

In: The Encyclopedia of Christianity Online

[German Version] The term theophany (“appearance/manifestation of God”) stands between the poles of revelation and epiphany (“transfiguration, illumination”) or hierophany (“manifestation of the holy”), a term often used in 20th-century phenomenology of religion. In various monotheistic and

In: Religion Past and Present Online
Author: Steven Shnider

PSALM XVIII: THEOPHANY, EPIPHANY EMPOWERMENT by STEVEN SHNIDER Ramat Gan, Israel 1 Psalm xviii can be classi fi ed either as a “song of praise and thanks- giving” or as a “royal psalm,” but in both categories it is exceptional for several reasons. First, it contains two extraordinary passages

In: Vetus Testamentum
Author: Bogdan G. Bucur

Introduction A significant body of scholarship on Irenaeus of Lyon is dedicated to the question of theophanies and their interpretation in early Christianity. Nevertheless, as a recent contributor to this discussion remarks, “[t]he interpretation of Irenaeus’ understanding of the pre

In: Vigiliae Christianae
Author: Willemien Otten

human nature, after which the cause of human nature will return to God, although all humans will only see theophanies and never God himself, even if the elect will have substantially better theophanies (Otten 1991 : 399–421). As Lesley-Anne Dyer has recently made clear, Abelard also teased out his

In: Numen

them but for those visible in Ugaritic literature as well. 1 P. Kyle McCarter, for example, offers a terse explanation characteristic of scholarly discourse on the subject, noting only that threshing floors often seem to be a locus of “theophany and divination” in biblical literature, without

In: Journal of Ancient Near Eastern Religions
Author: James M. Scott

Enochic Book of the Watchers, 31 but also a unique occurrence in extant early Jewish literature. 32 ʾOhyah’s dream envisions a judgment scene strongly reminiscent of the well-known theophany of Dan 7. Both 4Q530 2 ii 16-20 and Dan 7:9-14 portray courtroom scenes, arguably set on earth, 33 in which books

In: Journal for the Study of Judaism

. 2 . 3 4 The problem is particularly acute at lines 8–9. In the process of providing a complex revision of the Sinai theophany, the composer here makes a narrative join, inserting Deut 7:25b–26aα (11QT 2:7b–11b) into the base text of the divine speech renewing the covenant in Exod 34:10b

In: Dead Sea Discoveries