A Review of The Unseen Realm: Recovering the Supernatural Worldview of the Bible by Michael S. Heise

Michael Heiser was a Ph.D. student in biblical Hebrew studies when a colleague handed him a Hebrew Bible one Sunday morning. "Here, read this. Closely." It was open to Psalm 82:

God has taken his place in the divine council;
in the midst of the gods he holds judgment.

God, in the midst of other gods? Heiser had read every word of Scripture, but he had never noticed this. It sounded heretical...

 
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This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #37, Summer 2016 Copyright © 2019 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo37/otherworldly