ISBN-10:
0801022924
ISBN-13:
2900801022929
Pub. Date:
09/01/2002
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Readings from the Ancient Near East: Primary Sources for Old Testament Study / Edition 1

Readings from the Ancient Near East: Primary Sources for Old Testament Study / Edition 1

by Bill T. Arnold
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ISBN-13: 2900801022929
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/01/2002
Series: Encountering Biblical Studies Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

Bill T. Arnold (Ph.D., Hebrew Union College) is professor of Old Testament and Semitic languages at Asbury Theological Seminary.

Bryan E. Beyer (Ph.D., Hebrew Union College) is professor of Old Testament at Columbia International University Seminary and School of Missions.

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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