Peter L. Berger, A Rumor of Angels: Modern Society and the Rediscovery of the Supernatural (New York: Doubleday, expanded ed., 1990), pp. 60–61.


Eric Voegelin, Order and History, vol. 1, Israel and Revelation (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 1956). See my review essay, “Politics and the Transcendent: Voegelin’s Philosophical and Theological Exposition of the Testament in the Context of the Ancient Near East,” The Political Science Reviewer 1 (fall 1971), pp. 1–29; revised and updated version in Stephen A. McKnight, Eric Voegelin’s Search for Order (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 1978), pp. 62–100.


See my essay presented at the second international Voegelin conference (1997) held at the University of Manchester, to be published by the Voegelin Society, “Revisiting Voegelin’s Israel and Revelation After Twenty-five Years.”


See the editorial by Patrick Miller, in Theology Today (March 1977) and, Deo volente, my forthcoming Contours of Old Testament Theology (Fortress Press).


Voegelin, Israel and Revelation, pp. 144, 315, 506 These and other relevant pages were discussed in a penetrating paper at the 1996 San Francisco Voegelin symposium by Aaron L. Mackler, “Voegelin’s Israel and Revelation After Forty Years: A Jewish Perspective.”


See the English translation of the second German edition of Der Stern der Erlösung (1930): The Star of Redemption, trans. William W. Hallo (New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970).