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By Mark G. Boyer

"The glory of the LORD," a word used over 100 instances within the Bible, describes God's greatness and transcendence. This advanced theological notion shows a number of ordinary parts which describe a theophany, a personification of God within the forces of nature. hence, a theophany--the visual appeal of God in a visual form--is the actual manifestation of the divine presence most often linked to a typhoon. Of all of the biblical bills that illustrate the dignity of the LORD, the narrative of Moses' stumble upon with God on Mount Sinai (Horeb) includes nineteen of the twenty-one components that display the honor of the LORD: mountains, sacred numbers, God's voice, people's (person's) reaction, cloud, water, thunder, lightning, trumpet blast, smoke, hearth, earthquake, phrases of the development (covenant), signal, transformation of witnesses, altar, ceremonial dinner (meal), wind, mild and darkness, jewels (precious stones), and desires. every one aspect is tested heavily utilizing biblical texts that top illustrate it.

"In a skillful approach, Boyer offers a quantity that not just walks the reader during the parts linked to biblical theophanies, yet makes it transparent how those occasions have been tied to an knowing in their paintings via the ancients and their reputation of divine energy being manifested in ordinary phenomena. He then offers a necessary spouse part that addresses how smooth readers can achieve price from those historic stories. In this manner, what might rather be disregarded as unscientific debts is remodeled into the chance for mirrored image and prayer from a modern perspective."
--Victor H. Matthews, Missouri country University

"With his ordinary perspicacity for the sacred within the ordinariness of lifestyle, Boyer's publication invitations his readers to think about the weather of biblical theophanies that unveil the consideration of God. Reminding us that, 'the international is charged with the grandeur of God,' within the phrases of the nineteenth-century poet Hopkins, Boyer demanding situations brand new reader to translate the immanence of God right into a new language that's scientifically attractive to a twenty-first-century audience."
--Pauline Nugent, Missouri kingdom University

"Boyer has written a very wonderful ebook that directs the reader towards an stumble upon with the consideration of God. whereas unpacking the theophanic narratives of the Bible, Boyer transports the reader to a brand new event of the divine presence. learn this booklet ahead of mountain climbing within the mountains, sitting right down to watch a day thunderstorm roll over head, or perhaps whilst hearing a jap taiko, and in those, realize the divine presence!"
--John T. powerful, Missouri kingdom University

Mark G. Boyer--well-known writer and school instructor--has been writing books on biblical and liturgical spirituality for thirty years. He has written fifty-one spirituality-focused volumes which instructed the reader to acknowledge the divine in daily life. Boyer has taught classes in Bible and picture at Missouri kingdom collage, Springfield, Missouri, for nearly thirty years. this can be his 11th Wipf and inventory title.

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