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The Old Testament in its world [electronic resource] : papers read at the Winter Meeting, January 2003, the Society for Old Testament Study and at the Joint Meeting, July 2003, the Society for Old Testament Study and het Oudtestamentisch Werkgezelschap in Nederland en Belgi�e / edited by Robert P. Gordon & Johannes C. de Moor.

By: Society for Old Testament Study. Winter Meeting (2003 : Birmingham, England).
Contributor(s): Gordon, R. P | Moor, Johannes C. de (Johannes Cornelis), 1935- | Joint Meeting of the Society for Old Testament Study and the Oudtestamentisch Werkgezelschap in Nederland En Belgi�e (2003 : Cambridge, England).
Material type: TextTextSeries: Oudtestamentische studi�en: d. 52.Publisher: Leiden ; New York : Brill, 2005Description: 1 online resource (x, 293 p.) : ill., map.ISBN: 9781429452892 (electronic bk.); 1429452897 (electronic bk.); 9789004143227 (cloth: alk. paper); 900414322X (cloth: alk. paper).Subject(s): Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- Congresses | Electronic books | Bible. A.T. -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc. -- Congr�es | RELIGION -- Biblical Criticism & Interpretation -- Old Testament | Oude Testament | Interculturele vergelijking | Altes Testament | ZeithintergrundGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Old Testament in its world.DDC classification: 221.6 Other classification: 11.43 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The comparative philological approach to the text of the Old Testament / Kevin J. Cathcart -- 'As for the other events ... ': annals and chronicles in Israel and the ancient Near East / Meindert Dijkstra -- 'Comparativism' and the God of Israel / Robert P. Gordon -- 'Who would invite a stranger from abroad?' The presence of Greeks in Palestine in Old Testament times / Anselm C. Hagedorn -- Death in Egypt and Israel: a theological reflection / Philip S. Johnston -- The hieroglyphic inscriptions of the neo-Hittite states (c. 1200-700 B.C.): a fresh source of background to the Hebrew Bible / Kenneth A. Kitchen -- Disillusion among Jews in the Postexilic period / Margo C.A. Korpel -- Whose monotheism? Which rationality? Reflections on Israelite monotheism in Erhard Gerstenberger's Theologies in the Old Testatment / Nathan MacDonald -- Textual modification: some examples from Egypt / Mervyn E.J. Richardson -- Abraham and his wives: culture and status / Janet E. Tollington -- Pastoral metaphors in the Hebrew Bible and in its ancient Near Eastern context / Pierrre J.P. van Hecke -- The priestly festival calendar and the Babylonian New Year festivals: origin and tranformation of the ancient Israelite festival year / Jan A. Wagenaar -- Language play in the Old Testament and in ancient north-west Semitic inscriptions: some notes on the Kilamuwa inscription / Jan-Wim Wesselius -- Are the biblical Rephaim and the Ugaritic RPUM healers? / P.J. Williams.
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The comparative philological approach to the text of the Old Testament / Kevin J. Cathcart -- 'As for the other events ... ': annals and chronicles in Israel and the ancient Near East / Meindert Dijkstra -- 'Comparativism' and the God of Israel / Robert P. Gordon -- 'Who would invite a stranger from abroad?' The presence of Greeks in Palestine in Old Testament times / Anselm C. Hagedorn -- Death in Egypt and Israel: a theological reflection / Philip S. Johnston -- The hieroglyphic inscriptions of the neo-Hittite states (c. 1200-700 B.C.): a fresh source of background to the Hebrew Bible / Kenneth A. Kitchen -- Disillusion among Jews in the Postexilic period / Margo C.A. Korpel -- Whose monotheism? Which rationality? Reflections on Israelite monotheism in Erhard Gerstenberger's Theologies in the Old Testatment / Nathan MacDonald -- Textual modification: some examples from Egypt / Mervyn E.J. Richardson -- Abraham and his wives: culture and status / Janet E. Tollington -- Pastoral metaphors in the Hebrew Bible and in its ancient Near Eastern context / Pierrre J.P. van Hecke -- The priestly festival calendar and the Babylonian New Year festivals: origin and tranformation of the ancient Israelite festival year / Jan A. Wagenaar -- Language play in the Old Testament and in ancient north-west Semitic inscriptions: some notes on the Kilamuwa inscription / Jan-Wim Wesselius -- Are the biblical Rephaim and the Ugaritic RPUM healers? / P.J. Williams.

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