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Land Or Earth? (Library Of Second Temple Studies Series)

Hardback|Jul 2012
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This volume discusses the Hebrew term 'eres' which is prominently used in Creation and Land theologies in the Bible. Uemura examines&whether the term signifies the 'earth' or the 'Land' and traces the historical development of its uses in relation to...


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This volume discusses the Hebrew term 'eres' which is prominently used in Creation and Land theologies in the Bible. Uemura examines&whether the term signifies the 'earth' or the 'Land' and traces the historical development of its uses in relation to these two meanings. He offers a survey of all of the occurrences of this term, categorizes them, and discusses the problematic instances in all of the surviving Hebrew and Aramaic texts.


Uemura's examination begins&with&an analysis of the&terms under discussion literally and stylistically in order to discern the semantic field of each term, as well as to determine its stylistic idiomatic uses. He discusses the uses of these two terms in ancient non-Jewish circumstances using materials taken from Phoenician, New Punic, Moabite and Aramaic inscriptions, as well as from an Aramaic papyri from Egypt and Nabataean papyri from Nahal Hever. The aim of this study is to show a cultural background of uses of these terms and Uemura sheds light on the biblical worldview in the Graeco-Roman perio

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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 396624
  • Product Code 9780567651426
  • ISBN 0567651428
  • EAN 9780567651426
  • Pages 288
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher T&t Clark
  • Publication Date Jul 2012
  • Dimensions 234 x 155 x 27mm
  • Weight 0.001kg

Shizuka Uemura

Shizuka Uemura was an Associate Professor at St. Margaret's Junior College in Tokyo, Japan.

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