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Twilight of the Gods: Polytheism in the Hebrew Bible

David Penchansky - Religion - 2005 - 108 pages
Since the middle of the twentieth century, one of biblical scholarship's chief assumptions has been that ancient Israel evolved out of the polytheism of surrounding cultures ...
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Understanding Wisdom Literature: Conflict and Dissonance in the Hebrew Text

David Penchansky - Religion - 2012 - 129 pages
Israelite wisdom, literature, David Penchansky argues, records the disputes of ancient sages over basic human questions: What is the purpose of life? Is God just? Why do we ...
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Images of God in the Old Testament

Mary E. Mills - Religion - 1998 - 159 pages
Images of God in the Old Testament is about the many faces of the God of Israel as found in the Old Testament. Bringing together a wealth of biblical scholarship, both ...
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The Hebrew Bible

Dan Cohn-Sherbok - Religion - 1996 - 257 pages
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Metaphor in the Hebrew Bible

Pierre van Hecke - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2005 - 308 pages
The Hebrew Bible abounds in metaphors and other figurative speech. The present volume collects fifteen essays on this fascinating aspect of biblical language, written by ...
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Social Justice in the Hebrew Bible: What is New and what is Old

Bruce V. Malchow - Religion - 1996 - 83 pages
Malchow demonstrates that Israel did not originate the concept of social justice. Rather, it drew its resources for overcoming injustice from Near Eastern thought on the ...
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The Hebrew Bible: A Comparative Approach

Christopher D. Stanley - Religion - 2009 - 544 pages
In this work, Christopher D. Stanley provides a Hebrew Bible textbook which approaches the Bible through the categories of comparative religion. It carefully distinguishes the ...
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