Untold Stories: The Bible and Ugaritic Studies in the Twentieth Century

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Hendrickson Publishers, 2001 - Religion - 252 pages
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This book traces the history of Ugaritic studies and their impact on the study of the Bible. From the first discoveries in the late 1920s through the end of the millennium, Ugaritic studies have revolutionized the modern understanding of the Bible. The stories told in this book combine analysis of the major trends and intellectual approaches taken in various periods with firsthand accounts of the major Ugaritic and biblical scholars drawn from personal interviews and letters, including previously unknown sources from several archival collections.

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Contents

1928 to 1945
13
1945 to 1970
51
1985 to 1999
189
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About the author (2001)

Mark S. Smith is Skirball Professor of Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Studies at New York University. His publications include The Pilgrimage Pattern in Exodus (1997), The Ugaritic Baal Cycle (1994), The Early History of God (1990), as well as several other books on the Hebrew Bible, the Dead Sea
Scrolls, and West Semitic mythology and literature.

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