Jean Cooke

Both O.T. and N.T. are structured on "emblematic" history and prophetic insight. This personification of history, to such a degree, is unique to Semitic writing and brought high philosophic precepts and hope to enhanced social commentary. It is far superior to the old mystery religions based on ritual, signs and magic and Greek mythical wisdom. It brought social charity to the fore - said to be steady, steadfastness, faithfulness - far remove from vicarious faith.see more