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By Havilah Dharamraj
Since rabbinic instances, the resonance among the Moses tales and the Elijah tales has been frequently famous. taking into consideration that Deut. 18:18 delivers Israel a 'prophet like Moses', this resonance compels an overview of Elijah, preserving Moses because the benchmark. the following, scholarship struggles with a paradox. At Horeb Elijah fails within the severe prophetic job of intercession. but, his carrier as prophet is affirmed past doubt in his iconic whirlwind-and-chariots-of-fire go out. How are those to be reconciled? Is Elijah a prophet of Mosaic fibre or no longer? This paintings bargains a strikingly diversified method of the Elijah tales. Dharamraj employs the narrative severe way to supply an in depth interpreting of the textual content. Such an technique opens up fascinating percentages in interpretation. the following, her research of the dramatic and hard discourse of the earthquake-wind-fire- 'still, small voice' theophany at Horeb is remarkable. So additionally, is the case she conscientiously builds for even if Elijah emerges because the hoped-for 'prophet like Moses'.
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A Prophet Like Moses?: A Narrative-Theological Reading of the Elijah Cycle (Paternoster Biblical Monographs) by Havilah Dharamraj