The Cyclopaedia of Biblical Literature Volume 2

The Cyclopaedia of Biblical Literature Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ... visits to Jerusalem (an inteival of alioutyfre years), a shoil visit was paid hy htm and Barnabas, along with 'I it us, of a private nature, and pufliahly with a view of consulting the ajmstles resident at Jetnsafem, as to the piojier treatment of Gentile converts (Gat. ii. 2-10). As lespects the rapture into the third heavens, one thing apjiears very certain, vii., that tUxe are mistaken who attempt to identify this with the vision on the load to Damascus.which led lo tne ajuatle's conveision. The design, character, and c us. ijiii'hct of die one ate so dtllereiit lr.an those of the t.ier, that it is surprising any should have imagined the I wo events weie I he same (Xeander, A postal, '/.eitalter. i. 115). It is not inipiutuble that the oirraffta of which Paul writes to I lie Corinthians was the same is the iKtrraais rrfeneu to by liim in the recapitulation of the e-eiits of his lde in his adiiress to ihe Jews as recorded in Acts xxii. 17. When in an ecstasy or trance an individual might he well descriU-d as dp-rrdytit. for all outward perception was su-qtended. ami the whole mind was wrapt in cnnffinp'atiou of tb- object presented in the vision. The da'e, moreover, which the apostle assigns to the event, mentioned in the Kpistle to tnV Corinthian, agrees verj closely with that of the event m oiiooed in the Acts. The latter. Paul say, occurred when lie was in Jeinsalem for the liist time after his conversion: the former, he says, took place 'atn-ut fourteen years' Iwfoie the time of his writing tlie Second Kpistle to tlie Coiinthiiins. Now, acconling to almost all the chronulogers, a space of fourteen years intervened between tlie apvstles first vi-it to Jerusalem and his writing that epistle; so that it is highly probable thai...show more

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  • Paperback | 992 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 50mm | 1,733g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236582357
  • 9781236582355