Yahweh and the gods of Canaan; a historical analysis of two contrasting faiths.

Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1968.

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Subjects Canaanites -- Religion.
Cananéens -- Religion.
Judaism -- History -- To 70 A.D.
Judaïsme -- Histoire -- Jusqu'à 70.
Series Jordan lectures in comparative religion ; 7.
Description xiv, 294 pages 22 cm.
Copyright Date 1968.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents I. Verse and prose in early Israelite tradition -- Poetry versus prose: their relative date and transmission -- Canaanite repetitive style -- Early Israelite repetitive style -- The JE complex -- The historical significance of archaic Hebrew verse
II. The patriarchal background of Israel's faith -- Recent archaeological finds bearing on the patriarchal age -- Trade and commerce in the ancient East -- The patriarchal mode of life -- Hebrew and 'Apiru -- Mesopotamian cosmogony in Genesis -- Mesopotamian law in Hebrew tradition
III. Canaanite religion in the Bronze Age -- The ethnic and cultural background of the Canaanites -- The nature of Canaanite religion: the epic pantheon -- The pantheon of Ugarit -- Some other Phoenician pantheons -- Miscellaneous beliefs, sanctuaries, and practices
IV. The struggle between Yahweh and the gods of Canaan -- The Mosaic movement -- The antiquity of Mosaic law -- Early pagan vestiges in Hebrew literature: archaic demythologizing -- Some aspects of early Israelite cult
V. The religious cultures of Israel and Phoenicia in periodic tension -- The prophetic movement in Israel -- Phoenicia and Phoenician higher culture -- Phoenician and Israelite religion in contact -- Phoenician hierophants and their metamorphoses -- Some major aspects of Phoenician literary influence in Israel.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)442518
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Albright, William Foxwell, 1891-1971.
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