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About the Book

The heart of the biblical understanding of idolatry, argues Gregory Beale, is that we take on the characteristics of what we worship. Employing Isaiah 6 as his interpretive lens, Beale demonstrates that this understanding of idolatry permeates the whole canon, from Genesis to Revelation. Beale concludes with an application of the biblical notion of idolatry to the challenges of contemporary life. - Publisher.

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We become what we worship
a biblical theology of idolatry
G.K. Beale.

Published 2008 by IVP Academic in Downers Grove, Ill .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

A foundational example of becoming like what we worship : Isaiah 6
Becoming like what we worship : evidence elsewhere in the Old Testament
The origin of idolatry in the Old Testament
Becoming like what we worship : Judaism
Becoming like what we worship : the Gospels
Idolatry in Acts
Becoming like what we worship : Paul's Epistles
Becoming like what we worship : the book of Revelation
The reversal from reflecting the image of idols to reflecting God's image
Conclusion: So what difference does it make?

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


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BV4627.I34 B43 2008

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