The Resource Satan in the Bible, God's minister of justice, Henry Ansgar Kelly., (ebook)

Satan in the Bible, God's minister of justice, Henry Ansgar Kelly., (ebook)

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Satan in the Bible, God's minister of justice
Title
Satan in the Bible, God's minister of justice
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Henry Ansgar Kelly.
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eng
Summary
Throughout the ages, Satan has been seen as God's implacable enemy, fiercely determined to keep as many human beings as he can from entering the heavenly kingdom. But according to Henry Ansgar Kelly, this understanding dates only from post-biblical times, when Satan was reconceived as Lucifer, a rebel angel, and as the serpent in the garden of Eden. In the Bible itself, beginning in the book of Job and continuing through the New Testament, Satan is considered to be a member of the heavenly government, charged with monitoring the human race. In effect, he is God's Minister of Justice, bent on exposing sin and vice, especially in virtuous-seeming persons like Job and Jesus. He fills the roles of investigator, tempter (that is, tester), accuser, prosecutor, and punisher, but also obstructer, preventer of vice, and rehabilitator. He is much feared and despised, accused of underhanded and immoral tactics. His removal from office is promised and his eventual punishment hoped for. The later misreading of Satan as radically depraved transformed Christianity into a highly dualistic religion, with an ongoing contest between good and evil. Seeing Satan in his true nature, as a cynical and sinister celestial bureaucrat, will help to remedy this distorted view
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1934-
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Kelly, Henry Ansgar
Dewey number
235/.47
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Devil
  • Devil
  • Enemy in the Bible
  • Saṭan (The Hebrew word)
  • Antichrist
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Satan in the Bible, God's minister of justice, Henry Ansgar Kelly., (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781532613326
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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MWT12318941
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remote
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MWT12318941
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Satan in the Bible, God's minister of justice, Henry Ansgar Kelly., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781532613326
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12318941
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12318941
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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