Birth of Satan: Tracing the Devil's Biblical Roots

Birth of Satan: Tracing the Devil's Biblical Roots

by T. J. Wray
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403969337

ISBN-13: 9781403969330

Pub. Date: 10/01/2005

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Of all the demons, monsters, fiends, and ogres to preoccupy the western imagination in literature, art, and film, no figure has been more feared—or misunderstood--than Satan. But how accurate are the popular images of Satan? How--and why--did this rather minor biblical character morph into the very embodiment of evil? T.J. Wray and Gregory Mobley guide readers

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Overview

Of all the demons, monsters, fiends, and ogres to preoccupy the western imagination in literature, art, and film, no figure has been more feared—or misunderstood--than Satan. But how accurate are the popular images of Satan? How--and why--did this rather minor biblical character morph into the very embodiment of evil? T.J. Wray and Gregory Mobley guide readers on a journey to retrace Satan's biblical roots. Engaging and informative, The Birth of Satan is a must read for anyone who has ever wondered about the origins of the Devil.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403969330
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
10/01/2005
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.38(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

The Bible and Other Preliminaries
• Unsystematic Theology: The Nature of God in the Hebrew Bible
• The Devil Is in the Details: Satan in the Hebrew Bible
• The Influence of Israel's Neighbors on the Development of Satan
• Satan between the Testaments
• Satan in the New Testament
• Why Satan Matters

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