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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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Poetry in the Hebrew Bible: Selected Studies from Vetus Testamentum

David E. Orton - Religion - 2000 - 253 pages
An appreciation of the form and artistry of texts is essential to the understanding of their content, and nowhere is this more evident than in the case of biblical poetry. But ...
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