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Studies in Bible and the ancient Near East

Studies in Bible and the ancient Near East

presented to Samuel E. Loewenstamm, on his seventieth birthday

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Published by E. Rubinstein"s Pub. House in Jerusalem .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle East
    • Subjects:
    • Loewenstamm, Samuel E.,
    • Bible. O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
    • Middle East -- Religion.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Yitschak Avishur, Joshua Blau.
      ContributionsLoewenstamm, Samuel E., Avishur, Yitsḥaḳ., Blau, Joshua, 1919-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBS1171.2 .S78
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 215 p., [1] leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages215
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4480151M
      LC Control Number79308407

        Gender and Law in the Hebrew Bible and the Ancient Near East Academic Paperback Volume of Journal for the study of the Old Testament: Supplement series The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies: Editors: Victor H. Matthews, Bernard M. Levinson, Tikva Frymer-Kensky: Edition: reprint: Publisher: A&C Black, ISBN: Reviews: 1. In the last decades there has been an increasing interest in the relationship between Greek religion & culture and the Ancient Near East. This challenging book contributes greatly to this interest by studying the Near Eastern background of important Greek myths, such as those of the creation of the world and the first woman, the Flood, the Golden Fleece, the Titans and travelling seers, but.

      Shop for Books, eBooks & Audio, Academic, Biblical Studies, Socio-Historical Studies, Ancient Near East and much more. Everything Christian for less. Vows, oaths, and curses are all quite separate enterprises in the Bible, and especially in the Old Testament. Unfortunately, the writings of many modern scholars fail to indicate these distinctions. This well-argued book elucidates the distinctive nature of vow-making in the Old Testament milieu, setting it in proper relief against the background of other declaratory statements.

      The Sacred Mushroom and the Cross: A Study of the Nature and Origins of Christianity Within the Fertility Cults of the Ancient Near East is a book about the linguistics of early Christianity and fertility cults in the Ancient Near East. It was written by John Marco Allegro (–). 3 Reconsideration. 6 Further reading. 7 External : John M. Allegro. Carol A. Newsom, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Old Testament/Hebrew Bible, Emory University, is the author of a commentary on Job in the New Interpreter’s Bible and of a book on Job, The Book of Job: A Contest of Moral Imaginations (Oxford University Press, ). She also wrote the entry for Job in the Women’s Bible Commentary (Westminster John Knox, ).


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The breadth of subject matter featured in Marbeh Ḥokmah is a most appropriate tribute to Victor Avigdor Hurowitz, whose published scholarship encompassed a wide variety of fields of interest pertaining to the study of the Hebrew Bible and the ancient Near East: Wisdom Literature, Psalmody, prophecy and prophets, the priesthood, eschatology, historiography, ancient inscriptions, medieval Hebrew biblical exegesis, religious rites Format: Hardcover.

This account of the historical context for the Hebrew Bible explores the diverse origins of such stories as the creation and the flood in the cultures of the ancient Near East.

The authors show the striking parallels in the foundational stories told in the Egyptian, Persian, Greek, and Hebrew cultures of the by: Studies in Bible and the ancient Near East: presented to Samuel E. Loewenstamm, on his seventieth birthday Author: Samuel E Loewenstamm ; Yitsḥaḳ Avishur ; Joshua Blau.

Birkat Shalom. Studies in the Bible, Ancient Near Eastern Literature, and Postbiblical Judaism Presented to Shalom M. Paul on the Occasion of His Seventieth Birthday. Edited by Chaim Cohen, Victor Avigdor Hurowitz, Avi M. Hurvitz, Yochanan Muffs, Baruch J. Schwartz, and Jeffrey H.

Tigay. The breadth of subject matter featured in Marbeh Ḥokmah is a most appropriate tribute to Victor Avigdor Hurowitz, whose published scholarship encompassed a wide variety of fields of interest pertaining to the study of the Hebrew Bible and the ancient Near East: Wisdom Literature, Psalmody, prophecy and prophets, the priesthood, eschatology.

Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East provides a global forum for works addressing the history and culture of the Ancient Near East, spanning a broad period from the foundation of civilisation in the region until the end of the Abbasid period. The series includes research monographs, edited works, collections developed from conferences and workshops, and volumes suitable for the university classroom.

Three brief discussions, on ancient Near Eastern scribalism, covenants, and concepts of deity, illustrate how acquiring a deeper historical understanding is the first step in seeing how the Hebrew Bible is both similar to and distinct from other documents from the ancient Near East.

Her teaching, research, and publication all bring new insight to the study of the Hebrew Bible and the ancient Near East by applying methods from the fields of anthropology and religious studies in a way that complements traditional biblical studies methods while also furthering the field’s ability to gain insight into the inner-workings of the ancient religious imagination.

Ancient Near Eastern Parallels to the Bible and the Question of Revelation and Inspiration Angel Manuel Rodr™guez Biblical Research Institute Archaeological discoveries made in the ancient Near East during the nine-teenth and twentieth centuries have revolutionized in many ways the study ofCited by: 1.

When Othmar Keel's book first appeared in Germany init was a pioneering study, the first to compare systematically the conceptual world of a biblical /5(3). Ancient Israel arose in the midst of an ancient Near Eastern world whose cultural legacy changed human civilization.

This track gives students an informed familiarity with the history, languages, and literatures of these ancient cultures, fostering a deeper understanding of the Bible. Doubleday, - Bible - pages 0 Reviews The essays of this volume, presented to Professor Albright on his seventieth birth-day, were written by nine of his outstanding pupils and five of this.

The Oxford Study Bible Study Bible supplemented with commentary from Among the most impressive literary contributions of the ancient Near East are the law codes of Mesopotamia and Anatolia.

and the manumission (freeing) of slaves. These have been compared with materials in the Bible: the Book of the Covenant (Exod.

21–23), the. In the last decades there has been an increasing interest in the relationship between Greek religion & culture and the Ancient Near East. This challenging book contributes greatly to this interest by studying the Near Eastern background of important Greek myths, such as those of the creation of the world and the first woman, the Flood, the Golden Fleece, the Titans and travelling seers, but also of the births of Attis and Asclepius Cited by: --Mark S.

Smith, Skirball Chair of Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, New York University "Christopher Hays's work represents an important contribution to the approach known as 'Scripture in context.' The strength of this book is in its organization, as Hays skillfully builds context from a broad range of Near Eastern materials, each placed carefully within the comparative framework of Scripture/5(18).

Since the onset of "scientific" Middle Eastern archaeology in the midth century and the deciphering of ancient languages and texts, biblical scholarship has come to understand the indispensable relevance of ancient Near Eastern (ANE) studies to the historical, cultural, and religious background of the Scriptures, in particular of the Old Testament.

At many Bible colleges and seminaries today, students are told to understand the book of Genesis as typical ancient Near Eastern (ANE) literature, sharing many features in common with them. Representative of scholars teaching this view is John H. Walton of Wheaton College. Use of the Third Person for Self-Reference by Jesus and Yahweh A Study of Illeism in the Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Texts and Its Implications for Christology.

Studying the literature of the of the Ancient Near East (ANE) and the Greco-Roman world is a means of penetrating the heart and soul of the people who inhabited the ancient world in which Israel and the early church lived. Studying the languages of the the Ancient Near East (ANE) and the Greco-Roman world is a means of gaining additional insight into the semantics, lexicography, idioms, and metaphors used in Author: Matthew Harmon.

Volume II or "The Ancient Near East" is a good companion to Volume I, containing mythic, legal, and monumental information from the Middle East Bronze and Iron Ages. It really puts you back there to read actual letters and contracts, or to see the developments in poetic, narrative and visual arts/5(11).

In ancient times the Near East was never one huge homogeneous area but an assorted collection of changing cultures. The Bible Mentions a lot Concerning the "world" John - I in them, and thou in me, that they may be made perfect in one; and that the world may know that thou hast sent me, and hast loved them, as thou hast loved me.

How to Study the Bible with Ancient Near Eastern Texts: The "Eridu Genesis" and the Book of Genesis Ancient Texts for the Study of the Hebrew The Hebrew Bible in Its Ancient Near Eastern.This study considers the historical, cultural, and literary significance of some of the most important Ancient Near East (ANE) texts that illuminate the Hebrew Bible.

Christopher B. Hays provides primary texts from the Ancient Near East with a comparison to literature of the Hebrew Bible to demonstrate how Israel's Scriptures not only draw from these ancient contexts but also reshape them in a 5/5(1).