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New book: Nephilim and Giants in Bible Commentaries From the 1500s to the 2000s

I am releasing my new book, “Nephilim and Giants in Bible Commentaries: From the 1500s to the 2000s.” It is now available in paperback and Kindle ebook versions, be sure to for my special offer to save you some money. The purpose of this work is quite simple and straightforward: to review that which various …

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A few points about Alexander Kulik’s “How the Devil Got His Hooves and Horns”

Alexander Kulik (Faculty of Humanities at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem) wrote a paper titled, “How the Devil Got His Hooves and Horns” (Brill’s NVMEN #60, 2013) which “reexamines the problem of the origins of a popular medieval and modern image of the devil as an anthropomorphic creature with hooves and horns and seeks to …

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Satan in Augustine of Hippo

Satan in Augustine of Hippo’s The City of God, Book X, XIX, XX and XXI. Book X Chapter 10 As to those who perform these filthy cleansings by sacrilegious rites, and see in their initiated state (as he further tells us, though we may question this vision) certain wonderfully lovely appearances of Angels or gods, …

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Devil in Augustine of Hippo, part 4

Herein we continue, from part 1, part 2, part 3, considering info on the Devil in Augustine of Hippo (354-430 AD). The fuller complete result consists of quotations of those sections within the text that refer to Angels, Cherubim, Seraphim, Devil, Satan, demons, serpent and dragon.

Devil in Augustine of Hippo, part 1

Herein we will consider info on the Devil in Augustine of Hippo (354-430 AD). The fuller complete result consists of quotations of those sections within the text that refer to Angels, Cherubim, Seraphim, Devil, Satan, demons, serpent and dragon. The point is not to elucidate these references but to provide relevant partial quotations and citations.

Devil in Athanasius of Alexandria, part 4

Herein we continued, from part 1, part 2, part 3, considering info on the Devil in Athanasius of Alexandria (296-373 AD). The fuller complete result consists of quotations of those sections within the text that refer to Angels, Cherubim, Seraphim, Devil, Satan, demons, serpent and dragon.

Devil in Athanasius of Alexandria, part 1

Herein we consider info on the Devil in Athanasius of Alexandria (296-373 AD). The fuller complete result consists of quotations of those sections within the text that refer to Angels, Cherubim, Seraphim, Devil, Satan, demons, serpent and dragon. The point is not to elucidate these references but to provide relevant partial quotations and citations.

Devil in Bishop Archelaus

Herein we will consider info on the Devil in Bishop Archelaus of Kashkar aka Caschor in Mesopotamia (3rd century AD). The fuller complete result consists of quotations of those sections within the text that refer to Angels, Cherubim, Seraphim, Devil, Satan, demons, serpent and dragon. The point is not to elucidate these references but to …

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