Slaying The Dragon   -     By: Bernard Batto
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Slaying The Dragon

Westminster John Knox Press / 1992 / Paperback

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This book is sure to provoke an exciting and productive discussion on the theological relevance of myth in the biblical tradition.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 1992
ISBN: 0664253539
ISBN-13: 9780664253530

Publisher's Description

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.

Author Bio

Bernard F. Batto is Professor of Religious Studies at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana.

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