THE ISRAELITE KING AS SON OF GOD

@inproceedings{Cooke1961THEIK,
  title={THE ISRAELITE KING AS SON OF GOD},
  author={G. Cooke},
  year={1961}
}
One of the criteria employed by those who seek to establish the divinity or deification of the Hebrew king is the king's Status äs " son " of God. ENGNELL, for example, has cited the sonship promise in II Sam 7 14 in support of his thesis of the divinity of the king in Israel. It is the writer's task to examine the OT passages which speak of the king äs God's son, or of God äs the king's father, in an effort to evaluate the claim for the divinity of Hebrew kings insofar äs it relies on these… Expand