The Unseen Realm: Recovering the Supernatural Worldview of the Bible (English Edition) ePUB –

In The Unseen Realm, Dr Michael Heiser examines the ancient context of Scripture, explaining how its supernatural worldview can help us grow in our understanding of God He illuminates intriguing and amazing passages of the Bible that have been hiding in plain sight You ll find yourself engaged in an enthusiastic pursuit of the truth, resulting in a new appreciation for God s WordWhy wasn t Eve surprised when the serpent spoke to her How did descendants of the Nephilim survive the flood Why did Jacob fuse Yahweh and his Angel together in his prayer Who are the assembly of divine beings that God presides over In what way do those beings participate in God s decisions Why do Peter and Jude promote belief in imprisoned spirits Why does Paul describe evil spirits in terms of geographical rulership Who are the glorious ones that even angels dare not rebuke After reading this book, you may never read your Bible the same way againEndorsementsThere is a world referred to in the Scripture that is quite unseen, but also quite present and active Michael Heiser s The Unseen Realm seeks to unmask this world Heiser shows how important it is to understand this world and appreciate how its contribution helps to make sense of Scripture The book is clear and well done, treating many ideas and themes that often go unseen themselves With this book, such themes will no longer be neglected, so read it and discover a new realm for reflection about what Scripture teaches Darrell L Bock, Executive Director for Cultural Engagement, Senior Research Professor of New Testament Studies, Howard G Hendricks Center for Christian Leadership and Cultural Engagement How was it possible that I had never seen that before Dr Heiser s survey of the complex reality of the supernatural world as the Scriptures portray it covers a subject that is strangely sidestepped No one is going to agree with everything in his book, but the subject deserves careful study, and so does this book John Goldingay, David Allan Hubbard Professor of Old Testament, School of Theology, Fuller Theological SeminaryThis is a big book in the best sense of the term It is big in its scope and in its depth of analysis Michael Heiser is a scholar who knows Scripture intimately in its ancient cultural context All scholars, clergy, and laypeople who read this profound and accessible book will grow in their understanding of both the Old and New Testaments, particularly as their eyes are opened to the Bible s unseen world Tremper Longman III, Robert H Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies, Westmont CollegeMichael S Heiser is the academic editor for Logos Bible Software, Bible Study Magazine, and Faithlife Study Bible He is the coeditor of Old Testament Greek Pseudepigrapha with Morphology and Semitic Inscriptions Analyzed Texts and English Translations he is also the Hebrew instructor for Learn to Use Hebrew for Logos Bible Software He earned his PhD in Hebrew Bible and Semitic languages and holds and MA in ancient history and Hebrew studies In addition, he was named thePacific Northwest Regional Scholar by the Society of Biblical Literature