Ancient Israelite Literature in its Cultural Context

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$17.53 - $30.38
UPC:
9780310365914
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Paperback
Publication Date:
1994-08-08
Release Date:
1994-07-26
Author:
John H. Walton
Language:
english

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Product Overview

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. 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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