Readings from the Ancient Near East: Primary Sources for Old Testament Study

Readings from the Ancient Near East: Primary Sources for Old Testament Study

by Bill T. Arnold
     
 

Comprehensive, up-to-date collection of primary source documents (creation accounts, epic literature, etc.) gives insight into the Ancient Near East and the Old Testament.See more details below

Overview

Comprehensive, up-to-date collection of primary source documents (creation accounts, epic literature, etc.) gives insight into the Ancient Near East and the Old Testament.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801022920
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/01/2002
Series:
Encountering Biblical Studies
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
186,566
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.51(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

List of Readings6
Series Preface8
Introduction9
Part 1Pentateuch
1.Creation and the Flood13
2.Tower of Babel71
3.Ancestral Customs72
4.Epic Literature75
5.Covenants and Treaties96
6.Law Codes104
7.Cultic Texts118
Part 2Historical Books
8.Royal Records from Mesopotamia137
9.Chronicles and Other Historiographic Lists150
10.Non-Hebrew Monumental Inscriptions160
11.Letters166
12.Other Hebrew Inscriptions171
Part 3Poetic Books
13.Wisdom Literature175
14.Love Poems192
15.Hymns and Prayers194
Part 4Prophetic Books
16.Prophecies, Visions, and Apocalyptic207
17.Divination and Incantation Texts218
18.Lamentations222
Notes227
Bibliography232
Acknowledgments235
Index237

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