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Echoes of a Prophet examines intertextual connections to Ezekiel present in John and in moment Temple literature. The useless Sea Scrolls comprise many allusions to a couple of Ezekiel's oracles, whereas different moment Temple works confer with just a couple of of Ezekiel's oracles, and people purely hardly. In each one case, Manning examines the facts for the presence of the allusions, stories the implied interpretational tools, and reviews at the functionality of the allusion in advancing the author's rules. He additionally analyzes John's allusions to Ezekiel: the nice shepherd, the vine, the opened heavens, imagery from the "dry bones" imaginative and prescient, and water symbolism. He observes that John has a couple of exact trends: he alludes to all 5 of Ezekiel's "oracles of wish" and basically makes use of that imagery to explain the giving of the Holy Spirit and new lifestyles via Jesus.

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