It’s time to bring together the material from the last two posts to show how Moses makes a brilliant literary move in his Genesis 1 creation account. What does he do? He takes the normal ANE metaphor “the temple is creation” and reverses it to “creation is a temple.” This literary move has huge theological implications.[Read more…]
Sometimes reading Scripture can be tough but there are a few skills we can gain that provide a big return on investment in terms of helping us get a feel for how the whole thing fits together. Topping this list of skills is understanding the role of the sanctuary in the plot of the Biblical narrative.
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