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The Threat from the North: Reflections on a theme both ancient and modern.

Hill, John (2005) The Threat from the North: Reflections on a theme both ancient and modern. Wisdom for Life. ISSN 1920-691294

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Abstract

In this chapter, the author explores the way in which Jeremiah challenges the presumption that God will defend Jerusalem against invaders by seeing invasion from the north as retribution for idolatry. This historical and geographical exporation becomes a metaphor for Australians assessing their relationship to 'the north'.

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Metadata Only
Keywords: Jeremiah, Old Testament, invasion, idolatry, 'the north'
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9504 Religion and Ethics > 950404 Religion and Society
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: B - Old Testament
College/Association with University of Divinity: YTU: Yarra Theological Union
Depositing User: Cate Headey
Date Deposited: 21 May 2010 03:19
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2010 02:18
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/412

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