"This volume is an important and convenient supplement to the study of Hebrew scriptures which puts those scriptures in context and enables the reader to discover what is and what is not distinctive in Hebrew scripture. Essential,"---Library Journal. "Strongly recommended,"---Theological Book Review. 448 pages, softcover. Paulist.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 448 Vendor: Paulist Press Publication Date: 2006
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches) ISBN: 0809144352 ISBN-13: 9780809144358 Availability: In Stock
In this readable, portable anthology, ancient Near Eastern laws and stories share parallel themes and issues with biblical stories. The volume has been completely revised in light of the ongoing discoveries of ancient Near Eastern texts.