Beware the Evil Eye Volume 1: The Evil Eye in the Bible and by John H. Elliott

By John H. Elliott

within the “Sermon at the Mount,” Jesus of Nazareth makes connection with one of many oldest ideals within the historic world—the malignity of an Evil Eye. The Holy Scriptures of their unique languages comprise at least twenty-four references to the Evil Eye, even supposing this can be obscured via most up-to-date Bible translations. John H. Elliott’s Beware the Evil Eye describes this trust and linked practices, its historical past, its voluminous appearances in old cultures, and the wide study dedicated to it over the centuries in an effort to get to the bottom of this enigma for readers who've by no means heard of the Evil Eye and its presence within the Bible.

John H. Elliott is Professor of recent testomony Emeritus on the collage of San Francisco. he's the writer of Conflict, neighborhood, and Honor (2007).

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