Yahweh and the Gods of Canaan: A Historical Analysis of Two Contrasting Faiths

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Eisenbrauns, 1994 - Canaanites - 294 pages

Professor Albright speaks to a new generation of scholars through this reprint of his classic work contrasting Israelite and Canaanite religions. The five chapters were originally presented as seven lectures and discuss Poetry and Prose, the Patriarchal Background, Canaanite Religion in the Early Bronze Age, the Struggle between Yahweh and the Gods of Canaan, and the Religious Cultures of Israel and Phoenicia.

 

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Contents

B Canaanite Repetitive Style
4
Early Israelite Repetitive Style
10
The JE Complex
28
E The Historical Significance of Archaic Hebrew
42
THE PATRIARCHAL BACKGROUND
53
CANAANITE RELIGION IN THE BRONZE AGE
110
THE STRUGGLE BETWEEN YAHWEH
153
B The Antiquity of Mosaic Law
172
THE RELIGIOUS CULTURES OF ISRAEL
208
B Phoenicia and Phoenician Higher Culture
217
Phoenician and Israelite Religion in Contact
226
Phoenician Hierophants and Their
244
E Some Major Aspects of Phoenician Literary
253
ADDENDA
265
INDEX
277
Copyright

Some Aspects of Early Israelite Cult
193

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