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Bibil Identifier bibil:212664
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Disappointed Expectations and False Hopes
Title (English, ) The Message of Ezekiel 13:1-16 in a Time of Change
Author van Rooy, H.F.
Journal HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies (Volume: 58, Issue: 4)
Year (Publication) 2002
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2002
Year (Copyright) 2002
Year (Reference) 2002
Language English
Pages 1499-1511 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Ezekiel 13 forms part of a whole complex in the book of Ezekiel dealing with those prophetic voices challenged by the prophet Ezekiel. His audience paid no attention to his message and had expectations of a quick return from exile. These false expectations were bolstered by false prophets. The prophet unmasks their false-hood as part of an attempt to get the people to listen to his message aimed at repentance. This article explores the meaning of this crucial passage for contemporary South Africa.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : False Prophets
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : History of Canaan-Israel : Periods : Exile : Situation of the Exiled
Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Contextual Interpretation
Pericopes Ezekiel 13
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