By Dorothy Clarke Wilson
Few ladies have equaled Jezebel’s blend of attractiveness and wickedness, and few were as winning in seducing the lads of their lives.
As a tender princess, Jezebel, rides along with her marriage ceremony educate throughout the parched hills of Israel, and realizes there's extra to be received from her imminent marriage than political and monetary advantages.
Steeped within the temper and spirit of an historic tradition, Jezebel makes use of flattery and deceit to trap her husband, King Ahab, and the folks of Israel clear of the worship of Yahweh, a simply and reasonable god, in the direction of allegiance to Melkart, a god of conflict and human sacrifice.
With crafty, she cultivates the objectives of her husband and breeds intrigue in the palace. She plots her personal son’s dying, murders her enemies, betrays her husband and his humans repeatedly over. yet Jezebel reveals it a tougher activity to persuade the prophets of Israel and, hence, units off a vintage fight among the forces of excellent and evil.
Read Online or Download Jezebel, Wicked Woman of the Bible PDF
Best judaism books
This encyclopedia offers historic money owed of Jewish rituals, the that means at the back of their improvement, and outlines of ways the rituals are practiced between diverse Jewish groups. Entries talk about how the rituals developed over the years and what they're designed to represent. even if practiced within the own or public realm, the rituals incorporated during this quantity are ordinarily stated as such by way of the Jewish group, whether they don't seem to be practiced via huge segments of the group.
Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch (1808–1888) was once a type of personalities with out whom any presentation of the improvement of German Jewry might stay fragmentary. His identify is inseparable with that of the secession move, a brand new organizational shape which severed all ties to the Jewish “Main group” (Großgemeinde).
In images of a Mature God, Mark McEntire traced the narrative improvement of the divine personality within the outdated testomony, putting the God portrayed on the finish of that lengthy tale on the middle of theological dialogue. He confirmed that Israel’s knowing of God had built right into a complicated, multipurpose being who may possibly paintings inside a brand new truth, a global that incorporated a semiautonomous province of Yehud and a burgeoning Mesopotamian-Mediterranean international during which the Jewish humans lived and moved in a turning out to be variety of how.
Within the wake of the Babylonian destruction of Jerusalem and the displacement of exile, there's a designated tale that's informed in regards to the remnant left at the back of after the invasion. The narrative of Jeremiah 40—44 unfolds the demanding situations and crises of this neighborhood who stay in Judah as they negotiate their survival following the disaster of Jerusalem's fall.
- Une lecture juive du Coran (French Edition)
- The Encyclopedia of Jewish Myth, Magic and Mysticism: Second Edition
- The Kabbalistic Journey: From Religion to Spirituality to Mysticism
- The Book of Lamentations: A Meditation and Translation
- Ezra, Nehemiah, and the Construction of Early Jewish Identity (Forschungen zum Alten Testament)
- Hasidism Incarnate: Hasidism, Christianity, and the Construction of Modern Judaism (Encountering Traditions)
Extra resources for Jezebel, Wicked Woman of the Bible