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Beyond the River Chebar: Studies in Kingship and Eschatology in the Book of Ezekiel
Block, Daniel I.

Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2013 pp. xviii + 238. $28.00

Description: This is the second of two volumes of Block's essays on the book of Ezekiel. The essays in this volume explore the theme of Kingship in Ezekielóboth his assessment of Judah's historical kings and his hope for a restored Davidic King/Princeóand the mysterious visions concerning Gog's attack on restored Israel (Ezek 38-39) and concerning the new temple (40-48). Block brings to bear decades of study of the book to open up fresh insights on the ancient text.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Prophetic Literature, Literature, Methods, Literary Approaches, Theological Approaches, Ezekiel

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Review by Sven Petry
Published 2/5/2015
Citation: Sven Petry, review of Daniel I. Block, Beyond the River Chebar: Studies in Kingship and Eschatology in the Book of Ezekiel, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2015).


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