Urim & Thummim
Could two stones enable communication with God?
In Deuteronomy 33:8, Moses said “Your Thummim and your Urim (be) with your pious one.” He was referring to two stones at the heart of a peculiar device worn by the High Priest of the Israelites. Commonly interpreted to be “stones of memorial,” there are many ideas as to their function. But, etymological examination of original Hebrew terms has revealed their lost purpose at the heart of an ancient communications device, the Ark of the Testimony.
- 514 pages
- 63 illustrations
- Extensive bibliography
- Index of 19 ancient languages
Talking With God: The Radioactive Ark of the Testimony. Communication Through It. Protection From It., examines key Bible words that skew our understanding of the ancient’s accounts and answers questions like…
- What was the true purpose of the Ark of the Testimony?
- Why did people die when they touched the Ark?
- What was the real reason for God “visiting the iniquity of the fathers” on the “third and fourth” generation of their sons?
- Why was the purpose of the Israelites’ sacrifice totally different from that of the countries around them?
- Why don’t the words “holy” mean “holy,” “sin” mean sin, “glory” mean glory?
- What is the soul and exactly where is it located?