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Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament: Introducing the Conceptual World of the Hebrew Bible (2nd Edition)

John H Walton

Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament: Introducing the Conceptual World of the Hebrew Bible (2nd Edition)

John H Walton

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:Leading evangelical scholar John Walton surveys the literature of the ancient Near East, bringing insight to the interpretation of specific Old Testament passages. This new edition of a top-selling textbook has been thoroughly updated and revised throughout to reflect the refined thinking of a mature scholar and includes over 30 illustrations. Students and pastors who want to deepen their understanding of the Old Testament will find this a helpful and instructive study.

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:Leading evangelical scholar John Walton surveys the literature of the ancient Near East, bringing insight to the interpretation of specific Old Testament passages. This new edition of a top-selling textbook has been thoroughly updated and revised throughout to reflect the refined thinking of a mature scholar and includes over 30 illustrations. Students and pastors who want to deepen their understanding of the Old Testament will find this a helpful and instructive study.
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Table Of Contents

  • :contents

    part 1: Comparative Studies
    1. History And Methods
    2. Comparative Studies, Scholarship, And Theology
    part 2: Literature Of The Ancient Near East
    3. Summary Of The Literature Of The Ancient Near East
    part 3: Religion
    4. The Gods
    5. Temples And Rituals
    6. State And Family Religion
    part 4: Cosmos
    7. Cosmic Geography
    8. Cosmology And Cosmogony
    part 5: People
    9. Understanding The Past: Human Origins And Role
    10. Understanding The Past: Historiography
    11. Encountering The Present: Guidance For Life--divination And Omens
    12. Encountering The Present: Context Of Life--cities And Kingship
    13. Encountering The Present: Guidelines For Life--law And Wisdom
    14. Pondering The Future On Earth And After Death
    postscript
    appendix: Individual Gods
    indexes

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  • Catalogue Code 501775
  • Product Code 9781540960214
  • ISBN 1540960218
  • EAN 9781540960214
  • Pages 384
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category Old Testament
  • Publisher Baker Book House
  • Publication Date May 2018
  • Sales Rank #4260
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 mm

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