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Canaanite myth and Hebrew epic; essays in the history of the religion of Israel.

Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, 1973.
ISBN 0674091752, 9780674091757

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Subjects Altes Testament.
Bible. A.T. -- Critique, interprétation, etc.
Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Old Testament.
Bible. Old Testament. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Biblia. A.T. -- Crítica e interpretación.
Canaanites -- Religion.
Cananéens -- Religion.
El Gott.
Judaism -- History -- To 70 A.D.
Judaísmo -- Historia -- Hasta S.V.
Mitología semítica.
Description xviii, 376 pages 25 cm
Copyright Date 1973.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Pt. 1: The religion of Canaan and the God of Israel -- The God of the fathers -- ʼĒl and the God of the Fathers -- ʼEl in the Ugaritic pantheon -- The epithets of ʼĒl -- ʼĒl in Canaanite myth -- ʼĒl and Baʿl Ḥamōn -- The abode of ʼĒl -- ʼĒl the divine patriarch -- Yahweh and ʼĒl -- ʼĒl in the Bible -- ʼĒl epithets in patriarchal narratives -- The name Yahweh --
Pt. 2: The cultus of the Israelite league -- Prolegomena -- The myth and ritual school -- The history of redemption school -- The divine warrior -- Psalm 24 and the warrior-king -- The "ritual conquest" -- Transformations of the "ritual conquest" -- The song of the sea and Canaanite myth -- The mythic cycle of Ba ʿl and ʿAnat --The song of the sea --
Pt. 3: League and kingdom : Yahweh and Baʿl -- Theophany of Baʿl -- The storm theophany in the Bible -- The revelation at Sinai -- History of the tradition of the storm theophany -- ʼĒl's modes of revelation -- Yahweh and the council of the gods -- Baʿl versus Yahweh -- The priestly houses of early Israel -- The classical view of Israel's early priesthood -- The function of the stories of conflict -- The priestly genealogies -- The priests of David's national shrine -- Pt. 4: Kings and prophets -- The ideologies of kingship in the era of the Empire: conditional covenant and eternal decree -- The limited monarchy of Saul and monarchy in the northern kingdom -- Davidic kingship -- The imperial rule of Solomon -- The Judean royal theology -- The typology of the royal ideology -- A brief excursus on bĕrīt, "covenant" -- The themes of the book of Kings and the structure of the Deuteronomistic history -- The two themes of the first edition of the Deuteronomistic history (Dtr1) -- The theme of the exilic edition of the history (Dtr2) -- The two editions of the Deuteronomistic history --
Pt. 5: Exile and apocalyptic -- The priestly work -- The so-called P-source of the Pentateuch -- The P system of covenants -- Is P a narrative source? -- Documents used by P -- Archaizing language in P -- The date of P -- The composition of the priestly work -- The early history of the apocalyptic community at Qumrân -- The archaeological context of the Qumrân -- Qumrân and the Essenes -- The Essenes: priestly apocalyptists -- Essene origins -- A note on the study of apocalyptic origins.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)671934
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Cross, Frank Moore.
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