Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Rarely used words in the Psalter - 16

Keeping a bookmark for this one - The Ark and the Cherubim in the Psalms by John Day - HT Jim West via Richard. The ark ארון is used once in the psalms but the allusions are many. What can be made of the love of the imagery of the cult? One day, perhaps, I will find the discipline to write of such. The idea of footstool which Day introduces - how will one respond to the combination of images around worship at the footstool and making your enemies your footstool? (Psalm 99, 110, 132) - to come back to later...

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