Date: 17/10/2014 ()

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Chapters 6-12 constitute a cogent ‘book within a book’, known as the book of Emmanuel, because of its major prophecies. The first prophecy is 'a virgin shall conceive and bring forth a son'. Around this prophecy of a conception, a number of theological misconceptions are reviewed: was the sign really given to Ahaz? Does the word for ‘virgin’ in fact simply mean ‘young woman’? (67 mins)