The Boy Who Lived: Transformation of a Theological Motif in Biblical Tradition

Reed Carlson

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 7/5/2016

Issue: Sabbath (Vol. 36, No 3, Summer, 2016)

The boy who lived motif served as a sign that legitimated the God of Israel as the God of history whose authority was executed not through the ascendency of any particular ruler or party but through miraculous survival in impossible situations.

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