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Scripture in Context II

More Essays on the Comparative Method

Edited by William W. Hallo, James C. Moyer, and Leo G. Perdue

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$45.00 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-931464-14-0

266 pages
6" × 9"
1983

Scripture in Context II

More Essays on the Comparative Method

Edited by William W. Hallo, James C. Moyer, and Leo G. Perdue

Eleven essays explore the ways in which the contextual approach to the study of biblical literature provides both insightful and illuminating parallels between biblical and extrabiblical sources, as well as recognizing the implications of significant differences.

 

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Eleven essays explore the ways in which the contextual approach to the study of biblical literature provides both insightful and illuminating parallels between biblical and extrabiblical sources, as well as recognizing the implications of significant differences.

Abbreviations

Preface

Contributors

Cult Statue and Divine Image: A Preliminary Study - William W. Hallo

Hittite and Israelite Cultic Practices: A Selected Comparison - James C. Moyer

Ancient Amphictyonies, Sic et Non - Henry E. Chambers

An Historical Reconstruction of the Emergence of Israelite Kingship and the Reign of Saul - William E. Evans

The Testament of David and Egyptian Royal Instructions - Leo G. Perdue

Naram-Sin and Jeroboam: The Archetypal Unheilsherrscher in Mesopotamian and Biblical Historiography - Carl D. Evans

Micah and the Problem of Continuities and Discontinuities in Prophecy - W. Robert McFadden

The Judaean Exile after 701 B.C.E. - Stephen Stohlman

Realpolitik in Judah (687-609 B.C.E.) - Richard Nelson

The Biblical Book of Lamentations in the Context of Near Eastern Lament Literature - W. C. Gwaltney, Jr.

Job and Ancient Near Eastern Wisdom Literature - R. G. Albertson

Index of Subjects

Index of Biblical References

Index of Authors

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