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A Hebraic Inkling

  • Foreword by Alan Shore
  • By P. H. Brazier
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An apologist, philosophical theologian, and Oxford academic, C. S. Lewis valued the Jewish religious tradition. Underpinning Lewis's corpus is an enlightened, foundational respect for the Jews as God's chosen people. Much of Lewis's mature understanding came from his wife, Joy Davidman (Lewis referred to her as a Jewish Christian), born to American Jewish parents; she was an adult convert to Yeshua Ha Mashiach--Jesus Christ. A Hebraic Inkling, examines this Jewish-Hebrew heritage in Lewis's life and works, by analyzing key texts: theological and philosophical, literary and apologetic, biblical. As a boy and young man he reflected much of the implicit anti-Semitism inherent to the public school educated Edwardian establishment; this is replaced by deep respect when he became a Christian. Along with the Hebrew Scriptures, we examine Lewis on Hebraic poetry (Reflections on the Psalms), the ""The Incarnation Nation,"" the Messiah in the Hebrew scriptures, supersessionism, Israel, his rigorous stand against anti-Semitism, and how Christians are enfolded into the chosen people. With marriage revelation gets deeply personal: a familial witness. When one of Joy's children--David--sought to return to his mother's birth-faith, Lewis moved all to accommodate his wishes and raise him as a Jew, after Joy's untimely death.
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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9781725291973
    • Manufacturer: Pickwick Pubn
    • ISBN 13: 9781725291973
    • Publication Date: 10/28/2021
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: P. H. Brazier
    • Author: Alan Shore
    • Width: 1.00 inches
    • Height: 1.00 inches
    • Length: 1.00 inches
    • Weight: 0.06 pounds

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