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Hidden riches [electronic resource] : a sourcebook for the comparative study of the Hebrew bible and Ancient Near East / Christopher B. Hays.

By: Hays, Christopher B, 1973- [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Louisville, Kentucky : Westminster John Knox Press, 2014Copyright date: ©2014Description: 1 online resource : illustrations, maps, photographsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781611645408; 1611645409Subject(s): Bible. Old Testament -- Comparative studies | Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. Old Testament -- Extra-canonical parallels | Middle Eastern literature -- Relation to the Old TestamentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Hidden riches : a sourcebook for the comparative study of the Hebrew bible and Ancient Near East.Online resources: Proquest Bibliography, Etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
I. Prolegomena. History and Methods of Comparative Study -- II. Pentateuch. Creation Accounts -- Flood Stories -- Court Stories -- Birth Accounts -- Law Collections -- Ritual Texts -- Treaty, Oath, and Covenant -- III. Former Prophets. The Divine in History -- Temple-Building Accounts -- Annual Chronicles -- Comparative Historiography -- IV. Latter Prophets. Prophetic Symbolic Acts -- Oracles of Well-Being -- Oracles Against the Nations -- Compilation of Prophetic Texts -- Divine Abandonment -- Praise and Polemics for Baal -- V. Writings. Proverbs and Wisdom Instructions -- Responses to Human Suffering -- Prayers Regarding Wrongdoing -- Hymns of Praise with Solar Imagery -- Prayers of Lament -- City Laments -- Persian Edicts -- Autobiographies.
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eBook eBook John Bulow Campbell Library
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Old Testament Interpretation I Fall Term


Includes bibliographical references and index.

I. Prolegomena. History and Methods of Comparative Study -- II. Pentateuch. Creation Accounts -- Flood Stories -- Court Stories -- Birth Accounts -- Law Collections -- Ritual Texts -- Treaty, Oath, and Covenant -- III. Former Prophets. The Divine in History -- Temple-Building Accounts -- Annual Chronicles -- Comparative Historiography -- IV. Latter Prophets. Prophetic Symbolic Acts -- Oracles of Well-Being -- Oracles Against the Nations -- Compilation of Prophetic Texts -- Divine Abandonment -- Praise and Polemics for Baal -- V. Writings. Proverbs and Wisdom Instructions -- Responses to Human Suffering -- Prayers Regarding Wrongdoing -- Hymns of Praise with Solar Imagery -- Prayers of Lament -- City Laments -- Persian Edicts -- Autobiographies.

Description based on print version record. Print version is xvi, 425 pages.

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