#29: Ezekiel, Intergenerational Punishment & Individual Responsibility

This podcast is a continuation of the previous discussion on the shift of the biblical view and representation of intergenerational punishment.

In this podcast, we delve into Ezekiel and his presentation of the “way things work”: there is no intergenerational punishment, and each individual is responsible for him or herself at every moment.

Ezekiel is prophesying at the same time as Jeremiah, who presents the same negative attitude towards intergenerational punishment while still considering it a fact of everyday life. According to Jeremiah, it is only in the future age of redemption when intergenerational punishment will no longer exist.

Why is there this shift towards individual responsibility, and why is it so important for Ezekiel’s audience? Listen to find out!

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