By Jan-Erik Pettersson

ISBN-10: 1743344236

ISBN-13: 9781743344231

Stieg and his associate Eva Gabrielsson lived in consistent worry for his or her lives, and observed numerous fellow activists killed by means of extremists. whilst a pal of theirs used to be came across shot useless in a stairwell, police raided the killers' hideout and located pictures of Stieg and Eva - chillingly, they have been the following pursuits. as a way to produce the definitive biography of 1 of the genuine literary giants of the trendy period, Jan-Erik Pettersson has interviewed almost every body of word, from Eva to Stieg's shut relations, or even a few people who have by no means spoken publicly in their connection to Stieg earlier than.

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65 The ‘election’ is thus transferred to a single person (Jesus). When this is coupled with the prediction that the Saviour of ‘Israel’ will be born of a virgin,66 the latter would constitute the third component of the triad, the holy spirit. 68 This aspect of Yhwh (having Asherah as a consort) must have been 20 T H E Q U E S T F O R U N D E R S TA N D I N G transferred to him after the worship of Yhwh became dominant over the worship of Baal. In view of the widespread popularity of Asherah, as was suggested earlier, her name probably forms part of the name ‘Israel’.

The building blocks or units of the Qur’an which have been mentioned or alluded to above cover the major part of the Qur’an, the framework of the Qur’anic discourse. There are other units in the Qur’an which will not be focussed upon in this work. These may be divided into two classes. The 47 AN OVERALL VIEW OF THE QUR’AN first pertains to rituals: fasting, food restrictions and pilgrimage. These rituals, especially those of the pilgrimage (Hajj), were well established and based on ancient rituals which were part and parcel of the annual festivities in Mecca and its surroundings as well as across the whole of the Arabian Peninsula and its periphery.

54 Possible origins of Christology Christianity was born when Paul (a Jewish rabbi with the Hebrew name Saul) adapted the message of Jesus by shifting the emphasis from preaching to the Jews to preaching to the non-Jews (the gentiles, mainly 9 T H E Q U E S T F O R U N D E R S TA N D I N G the non-Jewish Semitic elements forming the major part of the population in the area), and by developing Christology. The latter may have been an adaptation of the concept of a triad used in worship in ‘Arabia’ (see below).

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