The topics include temples and sanctuaries within their apocalyptic setting, worship in the restored Second Temple in Sirach 50: whether the context of the feast was Yoma or Tamid or Rosh Hashanah, no place for worship: rhetorical function and historical significance of a prayer theme in Deuterocanonical literature, gestures and locations of worship in the Book of Tobit
, and worship and creation: some remarks on concepts of prayer in the ancient gnosis.
Another coup was his painting of Tobias healing his father's blindness, a subject drawn from the apocryphal Book of Tobit
, which tells how the archangel Raphael directed Tobias to rub his father's eyes with fish gall (Fig.
In the Apocryphal Book of Tobit
in the Christian Bible, I read the following passage in Chapter 3 verse 17: "So Raphael was sent to heal both of them: Tobit, by removing the white films from his eyes, so that he might see Gods light with his eyes; and Sarah, daughter of Raquel, by giving her in marriage to Tobias, son of Tobit.
16) During the patristic era Lactantius had referred to the Apocryphal Old Testament Book of Tobit
The ultimate time of need, of course, is the hour of death, and the book of Tobit
continues the development of the theology of charity to include salvation in the life to come:
Among the numerous paintings showing stories from the Bible in European art, there are many that show scenes from the Book of Tobit
Taken from the Book of Tobit
in the Apocrypha section of the Bible, the story is a good match for modern cinema and TV drama - adventure with a touch of the fantastic.
The subject is taken from the apocryphal Book of Tobit
In her fourth chapter on the canon, Dove highlights Wyclif's commitment to the truth of scripture and to the Bible's centrality as containing "everything necessary for salvation, when understood in the light of Christ" (84), his eschewal of pictorial representations of biblical narratives, and the surprising elevation of the book of Tobit
, which promoted marriage and family, all of which foreshadow similar concerns among the sixteenth-century reformers.
the book of Tobit
, she finds Sara murdering her seven husbands, one
8 In the light of all I have noted so far, I would like to suggest that one way of approaching "The Magic Barrel" and especially the enigmatic figure of Pinye Salzman within it, is to draw attention to its correspondences with the Book of Tobit
and to suggest that Malamud may also have been drawing on Milton's Paradise Lost and its intertextual relationship with Tobit.
Tobias and the Angel by Castelnuovo-Tedesco is an oratorio based on the Book of Tobit