Although Ezekiel does not receive as much attention from patristic authors as some other biblical books, such as the Psalms, Isaiah (the “fifth gospel”), and Genesis, it nonetheless holds a significant place in early Christian theology and spirituality. Moreover, a number of noteworthy iconographical motifs derive from Ezekiel and appear frequently in early Christian art.
Ezekiel (3,281 words)
Cite this pageRussell Christman, Angela, “Ezekiel”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 16 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-7993_EECO_SIM_00001230>
First published online: 2018
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