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This unique book surveys within the various literary genres the parallels between the Bible and the literature of the ancient Near East. Each section begins with a survey of the available ancient literature, continues with a discussion of the literature, and concludes with a discussion of cases of alleged borrowing. <P>The genres covered are: cosmology; laws; historical literature; wisdom literature; apocalyptic literature; personal archives and epics; covenants and treaties; hymns, prayers, and incantations; prophetic literature.

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This book surveys within the various literary genres (cosmologies, personal archives and epics, hymns, and prayers) parallels between the Bible and Ancient Near Eastern literature.

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ISBN:
9780310365914
Author:
Walton, John H.
Publisher:
Zondervan Publishing Company
Subject:
Bible - Study - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Bible - Criticism Interpretation - Old Testament
Subject:
Judaism - Sacred Writings
Subject:
Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - Old Testament
Subject:
Biblical Studies - General
Subject:
Christianity-Biblical Criticism
Copyright:
Series:
Library of Biblical Interpretation
Publication Date:
19940731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
260
Dimensions:
9.12x5.96x.69 in. .89 lbs.

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