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The Fire of St. Elijah

ROXANA CRISTIAN, The Fire of St. Elijah
This essay is an incursion in The Old Testament, having as model the life of St. Elijah, in the light
of The New Testament’s revelations, with the purpose of following the becoming of man and of his
possibilities “to get out of the narrow limits of mortality”, as St. Gregory the Theologian says about
St. Elijah.
KEYWORDS: St. Elijah, iconography, priest, prophet, monach