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Bibil Identifier bibil:249403
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Dreams Can Delude, Visions Can Deceive: Elijah's Sojourn in the Wilderness of Horeb (I Kings 19:1–21)
Author Hens-Piazza, Gina
Journal Biblical Theology Bulletin (Volume: 48, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2018
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2018
Year (Copyright) 2018
Year (Reference) 2018
Language English
Pages 10-17 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Elijah rises high in the religious traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Across the Old Testament accounts, the Word of the Lord continually summons the prophet to make journeys as advocate for the divine. However, Elijah's trek to the wilderness of Horeb (I Kgs 19:1–21), though marked by fear and despondency, may surface as one of his most significant sojourns. Here, the prophet's response to his own shortcomings marks him as a spiritual model rivaling perhaps all his previous achievements.
DOI 10.1177/0146107917746577
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Elijah
Pericopes 1 Kings 19,1-19,21
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