Images of Water in Isaiah

Images of Water in Isaiah

by John T. Willis

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498540278
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 01/07/2017
Pages: 174
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

John T. Willis is Burton Coffman Distinguished Professor of Biblical Studies at Abilene Christian University.

Table of Contents

Preparation for the Discussion
Chapter 1: Water: A Blessing in Nature
Chapter 2: The Sea: Symbol of the Expanse of Space
Chapter 3: Yahweh: The Rider of the Clouds
Chapter 4: Water or Absence of Water: Symbol for Divine Punishment, Hardships, Afflictions
Chapter 5: Water as a Defense Strategy in Military Circumstances
Chapter 6: Waters as a Means of Dilution
Chapter 7: Rain and Snow: Symbols of Yahweh’s Word
Chapter 8: Various Forms of Water Symbolizing Arrogance
Chapter 9: Rain, Streams, Water and Snow: Symbols of Forgiveness
Chapter 10: Water: Metaphor for Yahweh’s Control over Nations and Triumph over Enemies
Chapter 11: Calm Water: Symbol of Trust in Yahweh
Chapter 12: Yahweh’s Knowledge as Waters Cover the Sea
Chapter 13: Water, Lack of Water, Overcoming Threatening Water: Metaphors or Similes for Restoration and Help
Chapter 14: Great River: Symbol of the Influx of Nations
Chapter 15: Tears: Manifestation of Lament and Mourning
Chapter 16: Dew: Symbol of Serenity and Life-Giving Power
Chapter 17: Personification of Water
Chapter 18: Troubled Waters: Symbol of the Wicked
Chapter 19: Swimming: Desperate Effort to Survive
Chapter 20: Cultic Practices involving Water

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