Put on the Armour of God: The Divine Warrior from Isaiah to Ephesians

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A&C Black, Apr 1, 1997 - Religion - 182 pages
Isaiah 59 portrays a deity in armour warring against rebellious human foes. In this historical investigation, Yoder Neufeld maps the transformation of an ancient tradition into a creative new reading in which God's people put on God's armour and go to battle against God's heavenly foes, as in Ephesians 6. The Pauline recasting of the Isaianic motif, argues the author, is a bracing one.

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About the author (1997)

Thomas R. Yoder Neufeld is Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies at Conrad Grebel College, University of Waterloo, Ontario.