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Religion and politics in the ancient Near East

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Published by University Press of Maryland in Bethesda, MD .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle East,
  • Middle East.
    • Subjects:
    • Bible. O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
    • Religion and politics -- Middle East.,
    • Judaism -- History -- To 70 A.D.,
    • Politics in the Bible.,
    • Middle East -- Religion.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Adele Berlin.
      SeriesStudies and texts in Jewish history and culture ;, [1]
      ContributionsBerlin, Adele.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL1600 .R428 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination150 p. :
      Number of Pages150
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL964477M
      ISBN 101883053242
      LC Control Number96000729

      Students may study, in depth, the archaeology, history, languages, literatures, and thought patterns of the ancient Near East and Egypt, with emphasis on various forms of the religious expression of these ancient people. The Ph.D. is jointly administered and granted by GTU and the University of California, Berkeley. Middle Eastern religion - Middle Eastern religion - Religious practices and institutions: Fertility of agriculture, of edible animals, and of the human population was a paramount factor in the life and religion of the ancient Middle East. The forms that the fertility rites assumed varied from region to region, depending on climate and geography.

      Genesis and Ancient Near Eastern Cosmology Proper interpretation of the Bible requires an understanding of the original context in which it was written. This is particularly true for the OT. God chose a specific time, place, and culture in which to inspire faithful persons to produce what we read in the OT: the ancient Mediterranean and the ancient. For students of history, religion, the Bible, archaeology, and anthropology, this anthology provides a wealth of material for understanding the ancient Near East. Represents the diverse cultures and languages of the ancient Near East — Sumerian, Akkadian, Egyptian, Hittite, Ugaritic, Canaanite, and Aramaic — in a wide range of genres.

      Jewish identity was originally constructed out of an ongoing interaction with the cultures of the ancient near east—including Canaanite, Hittite, Babylonian, Hellenistic, and ultimately Christian. The best books on Ancient Near Eastern Histories ranked by scholars, journal reviews, and site users. Find the best commentary on Ancient Near Eastern Histories.


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