Slaying The Dragon / Edition 1

Slaying The Dragon / Edition 1

by Bernard F. Batto
     
 

ISBN-10: 0664253539

ISBN-13: 9780664253530

Pub. Date: 11/01/1992

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

In Slaying the Dragon: Mythmaking in the Biblical Tradition, Bernard Batto argues that biblical authors, like other ancient Near East authors, used mythic traditions in composing their works. Batto joins massive evidence with masterful argument to show that myth actually lies at the heart of the theological enterprise of the biblical authors. Slaying

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In Slaying the Dragon: Mythmaking in the Biblical Tradition, Bernard Batto argues that biblical authors, like other ancient Near East authors, used mythic traditions in composing their works. Batto joins massive evidence with masterful argument to show that myth actually lies at the heart of the theological enterprise of the biblical authors. Slaying the Dragon is sure to provoke dicussion on the theological relevance of myth in the biblical tradition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664253530
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
11/01/1992
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
0.59(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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