Sunday, January 27, 2019

The Seraphim of Isaiah 6

I seem to be obsessed with biblical serpents, perhaps because of my interest in the biblical story of the Garden of Eden and its connection to world mythology. Meanwhile, I've published another article on concerning the seraphim in Isaiah 6. The image of YHWH accompanied by a heavenly retinue (צבאות) is ubiquitous in the Prophets and the Writings. Uniquely, in Isaiah’s call narrative, YHWH appears before the prophet accompanied by six-winged seraphim. What are these heavenly beings? Find out at

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