Flame of Yahweh

by Richard Davidson (Author) }


Flame of Yahweh

Format: Paperback

Vendor: Baker Academic

Publication Date: June 01, 2007

ISBN: 0801046025

ISBN-13: 9780801046025

Number of Pages: 874

Weight: 2.48 lb

Dimensions: 9 × 6 (inches)

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Product Description

Flame of Yahweh offers a thorough exploration of gender relationships and sexual activity in the Old Testament. Topics include sexuality in Eden, the elevation vs. the denigration of women, exclusivity vs. adultery and premarital sex, permanence vs. divorce and remarriage, intimacy vs. incest, and sexuality in the Song of Songs.

Written from a theologically conservative perspective, Richard Davidson provides a meticulously researched work that makes extensive use of other ancient Near Eastern documents on subjects ranging from homosexuality to gender relations. At the same time, the author offers clear explanations of terms and historical context that make the work accessible to the reader.

Author Info

Richard M. Davidson is J. N. Andrews Professor of Old Testament Interpretation and chair of the Old Testament department at Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan.

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