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Essays in Ancient Israel in Near Eastern Context

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Published by Eisenbrauns .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ancient Near East,
  • Ancient World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages495
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12233536M
    ISBN 101575061287
    ISBN 109781575061283

    Despite being a collection of essays, a Festschrift for John Emerton, this well-edited work is unified by a central theme: the context, role, and significance of wisdom writing in ancient Israel. Twenty-three essays are divided into three major parts: 1) ancient Near Eastern setting; 2) Old Testament and Apocryphal texts; and 3) themes. H.G.M. Williamson, ed., Understanding the History of Ancient Israel. Oxford, Oxford University Press, , xxD pp., $ (hardback), ISBN 0 19 0. This volume, which is the product of a symposium sponsored by the British Academy, is . More particularly, it is the Akkadian literature from ancient Mesopotamia that forms the focus of his work, though a second major area involves Israel’s principal literary achievement, the Hebrew Bible, in its ancient Near Eastern context. His writings thus far have centered on Akkadian divination, the subject of his forthcoming book (Brill).


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Essays in Ancient Israel in Near Eastern Context by Yairah Amit Download PDF EPUB FB2

: Essays on Ancient Israel in its Near Eastern Context (): Amit, Yairah, Ben Zvi, Ehud, Finkelstein, Israel, Lipschits, Oded: Books. Essays on Ancient Israel in Its Near Eastern Context Essays in Ancient Israel in Near Eastern Context book Tribute to Nadav Naªaman Edited by Yairah Amit, Ehud Ben Zvi, Israel Finkelstein, and Oded Lipschits.

With this volume, Professor Na'aman's students and colleagues Essays in Ancient Israel in Near Eastern Context book "one of the greatest historians of our time in the study of the biblical period" (from the Preface). Nadav Na'aman is Professor of Jewish History in the Biblical Period at Tel Aviv University (and has held the Kaplan Chair for the History of Egypt and Israel in Ancient Times since ).4/5(1).

Table of Contents for Essays on ancient Israel in its Near Eastern context: a tribute to Nadav Naªaman ; edited by Yairah Amit [et al.], available from the Library of Congress. Essays on Ancient Israel in Its Near Eastern Context. A Tribute to Nadav Na'aman.

Edited by Yairah Amit, Ehud Ben Zvi, Israel Finkelstein, and Oded Lipschits With this volume, Professor Na’aman’s students and colleagues honor “one of the greatest historians of our time in the study of the biblical period” (from the Preface).

Rather, my point is that the writer of Genesis 1, far from being just passively “influenced” by other ancient Near Eastern literatures (as is often assumed in biblical scholarship), was consciously aware of the motifs found in these alternate accounts of origins, and made deliberate use of them in crafting the biblical creation story.

Works on the social world of the biblical writings, the ancient Near Eastern context in which ancient Israel and Judah originated and lived, biblical or theological themes, or other comparable areas of study will also be considered.

In addition, two chapters are respectively devoted to an overview of covenant (S. Greengus) and of prophecy (J. Mead) in the Old Testament as well as its ancient Near Eastern context, while the introduction headlines the book with a useful history of.

Genre/Form: Electronic books Criticism, interpretation, etc History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Essays on ancient Israel in its Near Eastern context. The book is organized in six sections: (1) The State of Old Testament Historiography (2) Ancient Near Eastern Historiography (3) Ancient Israelite Historiography (4) Method in the Study of Ancient Israelite Historiography (5) The Historical Impulse in the Old Testament (6) The Future of Israel's PastLong's goal is to provide a context for.

The 11 main parts include "Ancient Near East in Western Thought," "Environment," and "Religion and Science." Each section contains from 4 ("Population") to 48 ("History and Culture") essays.

The essays bear a greater resemblance to chapters in a 5/5(2). The Library Of Ancient Israel - This book in the Library of Ancient Israel is constructed on the most recent research and offers a detailed description of the ancient world of Israel.

The topics in the Life of Biblical Israel covers the domestic lives, their way of living, their cultural expression, and how they practiced their religion. This major work re-examines prophecy and the prophets in ancient Israel, with essays ranging all the way from Israel's ancient Near Eastern background right up to the New Testament.

The majority of essays concentrate on prophecy and the prophets in the Old Testament, which are approached from a remarkable number of different angles.

Particular. Sincethe Culture and History of the Ancient Near East series has become a primary forum for studying all aspects of ancient Near Eastern civilizations.

Across a chronological and geographical swath, it covers religion, history, language, literature, thought, science, art and visual culture, and architecture. The series demands high More. Introduction to the Old Testament (Hebrew Bible) (RLST ) with Christine Hayes In this lecture, the Hebrew Bible is understood against the.

The Iron Age kingdoms of Israel (or Samaria) and Judah first appear in the 9th century BCE. The two kingdoms shared Yahweh as their national god, for which reason their religion is commonly called Yahwism.

Other neighbouring Canaanite kingdoms of the time each had their own national gods: Chemosh was the god of Moab, Moloch the god of the Ammonites, Qaus the god of the. Christians are separated from the initial delivery of the book of Genesis by around 3, years.

Most of us do not live in the Middle East, and we certainly do not live the same way as the ancient Israelites and the surrounding nations.

Compared to Israel, our culture is estranged by time, language, practices, geography, advances in different. Essays on Ancient Israel in Its Near Eastern Context; Esther; Esther, Queen of the Jews; Ethnicity and Identity in Ancient Israel; Excavations at Ancient Nabratein: Synagogue and Environs; Excavations at Capernaum; Excavations at the Ancient Synagogue of Gush Halav; Exodus; Exploring the Longue Duree; Faith, Tradition, and History; Family and.

This is a very helpful book which explores the ancient near eastern context, in which the Old Testament was written. Acclaimed OT scholar John Walton exhibits knowledge of the relevant literature to a remarkably far reaching degree/5.

Also, in contrast to the unabashed polytheism of other ancient Near Eastern cultures, the biblical texts focus on only one god. Of course, the Hebrew Bible was written over a long period of time, and it reflects changing ideas, even about Yahweh.

Thus, many biblical texts are henotheistic, that is, they see Yahweh as the most important god. The ancient Near East was the home of early civilizations within a region roughly corresponding to the modern Middle East: Mesopotamia (modern Iraq, southeast Turkey, southwest Iran, northeastern Syria and Kuwait), ancient Egypt, ancient Iran (Elam, Media, Parthia and Persia), Anatolia/Asia Minor and the Armenian Highlands (Turkey's Eastern Anatolia Region, Armenia.

Israelite History in the Context of the Ancient Near East * Geographical background The Near East and the Eastern Mediterranean, including the regions that are now the location of the following states: Greece, Turkey, Iran (earlier called Persia), Iraq (the ancient Mesopotamia), Lebanon (the ancient Ugarit north of Canaan), Jordan (east of Canaan, across the Jordan.

The ancient Near East refers to early civilizations in a region roughly corresponding to the modern Middle East: Mesopotamia (modern Iraq and Syria), Anatolia (modern Turkey), the Levant (modern Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Palestine, and Jordan), as well as Persia (modern Iran), and Ancient Egypt, from the beginnings of Sumer in the 6th millennium BCE until the region's.

‍The Importance of Historical Context. Time and again, the Bible’s stories reflect the cultural and geographical contexts in which they occur.

The early stories in Genesis, for example, with mention of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers and the city of Babylon, can be understood only against the backdrop of Mesopotamian culture, with the most famous parallel being the flood story in.

"To Put One's Neck Under the Yoke," in Y. Amit, et al, eds. Essays on Ancient Israel in Its Near Eastern Context. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, Inspired speech: prophecy in the ancient Near East: essays in honor of Herbert B. Huffmon. to the study of the history of the religion of Israel --The Amorite heritage in the West --What is prophecy.

an ancient Near Eastern perspective --Current issues in the study of Old prophecy in the ancient Near East: essays in honor of Herbert. Prophecy and the Prophets in Ancient Israel is an excellent volume which presents twenty-three essays offered to the Oxford Old Testament Seminar between January and October The essays are broken into four categories: (1) three essays on the ancient Near Eastern context of prophecy; (2) two on specific themes; (3) three on sociological, anthropological and Author: J Todd Hibbard.

context have suggested that the Middle Bronze Age and the prosperous sites in Israel that are listed in the biblical book of Joshua as targets of Prichard, James B. Ancient Near Eastern Texts Relating to the Old Testament.

3rd edition. Princeton: Princeton University Press, File Size: 4MB. Part 1 The Urim ve-Tummim and the Ephod. In its description of the High Priest’s vestments, the Torah includes two mysterious elements: the Urim ve-Tummim (Urim and Thummim) and the ephod (a priestly jeweled tunic).

The Urim ve-Tummim. Exodus describes the Urim ve-Tummim as objects that Aaron is to wear in his breast-piece. שמות כח:ל וְנָתַתָּ אֶל חֹשֶׁן. Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Tesament LIBERTY UNIVERSITY BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY Book Summary of Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament by John H.

Walton Submitted to Dr. Peter Hamilton in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the completion of the course Spring OBST B08 LUO by March 2, ABSTRACT There are fourteen chapters in the book. This major work re-examines prophecy and the prophets in ancient Israel, with essays ranging all the way from Israel's ancient Near Eastern background right up to the New Testament.

The majority of essays concentrate on prophecy and the prophets in the Old Testament, which are approached from a remarkable number of different angles.

Rodr™guez: Ancient Near Eastern Parallels 45 give us victory over our enemies, you put our adversaries to shameÓ (). The basic idea is the same in both texts.

According to the OT the erem, or wars of extermination, were ordered by God against some Canaanite cities. It is now known that pagan deities also or-Cited by: 1.

Sincethe Culture and History of the Ancient Near East series has become a primary forum for studying all aspects of ancient Near Eastern civilizations. Across a chronological and geographical swath, it covers religion, history, language, literature, thought, science, art and visual culture, and architecture.

Stephen C. Russell, Jonathan Stökl, and Haim Weiss contribute essays to this collection, which presents a snapshot of current scholarly ideas about dream divination in a range of ancient Near Eastern, eastern Mediterranean, and early Jewish texts, including the Bible, the Talmud, and writings from Canaan, Mesopotamia, and Hittite Anatolia.

Fall Ancient Israel. Listed in: Religion, as RELI Formerly listed as: RELI Moodle site: Course (Guest Accessible) Faculty. Susan Niditch (Section 01). Description. This course explores the culture and history of the ancient Israelites through a close examination of the Hebrew Bible in its wider ancient Near Eastern context.

"The Culture of Prophecy and Writing in the Ancient Near East" in Do Historical Matters Matter to Faith, edited by James K. Hoffmeier and Dennis Magary (Crossway, ). " Egyptian Royal Cultic Prophecy " in On Stone and Scroll: Essays in Honour of Graham Ivor Davies, edited by James K.

Aitken et al. (Walter de Gruyter, ). constructing the Worldview of the Chronicler,” in Essays on Ancient Israel in Its Near Eastern Context: A Tribute to Nadav Na ʹ aman (eds.

Amit, E. Ben Zvi, I. Finkelstein and O. Lipschits; Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, ), 89–File Size: KB. "Life in the Ancient Near East is a first: a comprehensive history of the economic and social practices of the Near East from prehistory to the fourth-century B.C.

conquest of the region by Alexander the Great A gold mine of information about. About this book This comprehensive The Blackwell Companion to the Hebrew Bible offers a broad overview and survey of Old Testament study. It consists of newly commissioned articles from an impressive range of top international Old Testament scholars, from the UK, Europe, Israel, Canada and the US.

Title: Lexical Studies in the Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Inscriptions: The Collected Essays of Hayim Tawil Editors: Abraham Jacob Berkovitz, Stuart W.

Halpern, and Alec Goldstein Publisher Author: David B. Levy. Lecture 2 - The Hebrew Bible in Its Ancient Near Eastern Setting: Biblical Religion in Context Overview. In this lecture, the Hebrew Bible is understood against .Book Description.

This volume brings together essays by leading scholars from North America, Europe, and Israel who have drawn on literary analysis of the biblical text as well as archaeology, anthropology, and sociology to make significant contributions to our understanding of the history and religion of ancient Israel.Grounded in the latest archaelogical developments, Matthews's superb new reference provides a cogent and condensed discussion of the ancestral, conquest, settlement, monarchy, exilic, and postexilic periods of ancient Israel.

His concise narrative encompasses historical geography, ancient Near Eastern cultural data, and up-to-date research as well as charts and insets that Pages: