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The Devil's Mousetrap: Redemption and Colonial American by Linda Munk

By Linda Munk

The Devil's Mousetrap methods the idea of 3 colonial New England divines--Increase Mather, Jonathan Edwards, and Edward Taylor--from the viewpoint of literary concept. writer Linda Munk specializes in the history of those men's principles and at the assets from which they drew, either at once and not directly, in framing their theology. She notes that the language utilized in the pulpit by means of Mather, Edwards, and Taylor is stuffed with allusions to the Bible and Apocrypha, to Puritan treatises, and to post-biblical exegesis, Jewish and Christian. Munk proceeds to unpack many allusions that experience, for the main half, confirmed to be doubtful to modern readers, so as to offer crucial insights into the development of Puritan theology.

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Pagis) was a mousetrap—muscipula. Fascinated, I shall move cautiously toward one last snare. According to a marginal note in the Vulgate, the words of Luke 21:35—"For as a snare shall it come upon all them that dwell on the face of the whole earth"—allude to Isaiah 24, which reads: "Fear, and the pit, and the snare [Heb. pack; LXX pagis], are upon thee, O inhabitant of the earth" (24:17). When the earth is made empty and waste and is turned upside down (to paraphrase Isaiah), when like a drunkard the foundations of the earth "reel to and fro" and the earth is "clean dissolved," the workers of iniquity shall be caught in a vast snare.

160—ca. 225). 10 Tertullian writes in his polemical Adversus Praxean: It is the Son, therefore, who has been from the beginning administering judgment, throwing down the haughty tower, and dividing the tongues, punishing the whole world by the violence of waters, raining upon Sodom and Gomorrah fire and brimstone, as the Lord from the Lord. For He it was who at all times came down to hold converse with men, from Adam on to the patriarchs and the prophets, in vision, in dream, in mirror, in dark saying.

Karha: Why did God speak to Moses from the thorn bush? Rabbi Joshua replied: If he had spoken from a carob tree or from a sycamore, you would have asked me the same question. "1 According to Jonathan Edwards, Christ spoke to Moses from the burning thorn bush. The "redemption of the children of Israel out of Egypt," he declares in the Redemption Discourse, "was by Jesus Christ as is evident, for it was wrought by him that appeared to Moses in the bush; for that was the person that sent Moses to redeem the people but that was Christ, as is evident because he is called the angel of the Lord, Ex.

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