Satan : a biografy (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Satan : a biografy

Author: Henry Ansgar Kelly
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The Devil of the New Testament is actually one of God's ministers, assigned to rule the world and monitor the conduct of human beings, but at the hands of the Church Fathers he became the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Ansgar Kelly
ISBN: 9780521843393 0521843391 9780521604024 0521604028
OCLC Number: 749241749
Description: XIII, 360 s. : il. ; 23 cm
Contents: List of illustrations; List of abbreviations; Introduction; Part I. Hebrew Backgrounds: 1. The Old Testament; 2. Apocryphal works and the Dead Sea Scrolls; Part II. The New Testament: Satan Comes Into His Own: 3. St Paul, the first Christian writer; 4. The four Gospels; 5. Later Epistles; 6. The apocalypse of John the Divine; 7. Putting the New Testament together: a composite portrait of Satan in canonical order; Part III. Satan and Adam: 8. Satan's original sin: felling Adam; Part IV. The Rise of the Fallen Lucifer: 9. Lucifer and the new biography of Satan; 10. Satan and the human race; 11. Theorizing Satan; 12. Satan in literature and art; Part V. Satan in the Modern World: 13. Temptation and possession; 14. Doubts and affirmations; Summary and conclusion; Index of passages; General index.
Responsibility: Henry Ansgar Kelly.

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'[Kelly's] interpretation is accepted by many biblical scholars. The theory provides an explanation for the presence of evil and suffering, without denying the existence or omniscience of God. ... Read more...

 
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