Ancient Israelite Literature in It's Cultural Context   -     By: John Walton
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Ancient Israelite Literature in It's Cultural Context

Zondervan / 1994 / Paperback

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 256
Vendor: Zondervan
Publication Date: 1994
Dimensions: 9 X 6 X 3/4 (inches)
ISBN: 0310365910
ISBN-13: 9780310365914
UPC: 023755022318
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This unique book surveys within the various literary genres the parallels between the Bible and the literature of the ancient Near East. Each section begins with a survey of the available ancient literature, continues with a discussion of the literature, and concludes with a discussion of cases of alleged borrowing. The genres covered are - cosmology - laws - historical literature - wisdom literature - apocalyptic literature - personal archives and epics - covenants and treaties - hymns, prayers, and incantations - prophetic literature

Author Bio

John H. Walton (PhD, Hebrew Union College) is professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College Graduate School. He is the author or coauthor of several books, including Chronological and Background Charts of the Old Testament; Ancient Israelite Literature in Its Cultural Context; Covenant: God's Purpose, God's Plan; The IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament; and A Survey of the Old Testament.

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