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The Resource The cultural and religious creativity of ancient Israel : the collected essays of George E. Mendenhall, Gary A. Herion and Herbert B. Huffmon, eds

The cultural and religious creativity of ancient Israel : the collected essays of George E. Mendenhall, Gary A. Herion and Herbert B. Huffmon, eds

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The cultural and religious creativity of ancient Israel : the collected essays of George E. Mendenhall
Title
The cultural and religious creativity of ancient Israel
Title remainder
the collected essays of George E. Mendenhall
Statement of responsibility
Gary A. Herion and Herbert B. Huffmon, eds
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Language
eng
Summary
"A collection of essays on the history of the biblical tradition by George E. Mendenhall (1916-2016). Includes studies on law, covenant, and the Hebrew conquest of Palestine, as well as excerpts from Mendenhall's own autobiography"--Provided by publisher
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Mendenhall, George E
Dewey number
221.9/5
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portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
DS121.3
LC item number
.M462 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Herion, Gary A.
  • Huffmon, H. B.
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  • Jews
  • Judaism
  • Palestine
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The cultural and religious creativity of ancient Israel : the collected essays of George E. Mendenhall, Gary A. Herion and Herbert B. Huffmon, eds
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Copyright
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 547-565) and indexes
  • "George E. Mendenhall: a bibliography of his writings and publications (1938-2007)": pages 537-543
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Method in the study of early Hebrew history
  • The ancient in the modern, and vice versa
  • Toward a method for historical lexicography of Semitic languages
  • Biblical interpretation and the Albright School
  • Praeparatio: the Near Eastern context of ancient Israel.
  • The Amorite heritage in the West
  • Myth, ideology, and the worship of Baal
  • Jerusalem in the Amarna Letters
  • Cultural history and the Philistine problem
  • Qurayyah and the Midianites
  • General perspectives on religion and the human condition.
  • The formative period: the origins and formation of Yahwistic Israel.
  • Covenant forms in Israelite tradition
  • The Hebrew conquest of Palestine
  • Social organization in early Israel
  • "Change and decay in all around I see": conquest, covenant, and The tenth generation
  • Between theology and archaeology
  • Israel's hyphenated history
  • The Suzerainty treaty structure: thirty years later
  • The adaptive period: Yahwistic faith in an ancient Near Eastern setting.
  • Ancient oriental and biblical law
  • Man is more than political
  • The relation of the individual to political society in ancient Israel
  • The census lists of Numbers 1 and 26
  • Samuel's "broken Rîb": Deuteronomy 32
  • The monarchy
  • The nature and purpose of the Abraham narratives
  • The traditional period: religion under the monarch.
  • Jerusalem from 1000 B.C.E. to 63 B.C.E.
  • Prophecy and poetry in modern Yemen
  • Reformation: reappraisals of tradition after the monarchy.
  • The shady side of wisdom: the date and purpose of Genesis 3
  • It's great to be human!
  • From witchcraft to justice: death and afterlife in the Hebrew Bible
  • The Palestinian grassroots origins of New Testament Christology
  • Epilogue: Is Generation X the tenth generation?
  • The conflict between values systems and social control
  • The first half of human history
  • Approaches to the history of ancient Israel.
  • Biblical history in transition
  • Migration theories vs. cultural change as an explanation for early Israel
Control code
on1049575046
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
lxiii, 592 pages
Isbn
9781575067094
Lccn
2018036350
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
(OCoLC)1049575046
Label
The cultural and religious creativity of ancient Israel : the collected essays of George E. Mendenhall, Gary A. Herion and Herbert B. Huffmon, eds
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 547-565) and indexes
  • "George E. Mendenhall: a bibliography of his writings and publications (1938-2007)": pages 537-543
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Method in the study of early Hebrew history
  • The ancient in the modern, and vice versa
  • Toward a method for historical lexicography of Semitic languages
  • Biblical interpretation and the Albright School
  • Praeparatio: the Near Eastern context of ancient Israel.
  • The Amorite heritage in the West
  • Myth, ideology, and the worship of Baal
  • Jerusalem in the Amarna Letters
  • Cultural history and the Philistine problem
  • Qurayyah and the Midianites
  • General perspectives on religion and the human condition.
  • The formative period: the origins and formation of Yahwistic Israel.
  • Covenant forms in Israelite tradition
  • The Hebrew conquest of Palestine
  • Social organization in early Israel
  • "Change and decay in all around I see": conquest, covenant, and The tenth generation
  • Between theology and archaeology
  • Israel's hyphenated history
  • The Suzerainty treaty structure: thirty years later
  • The adaptive period: Yahwistic faith in an ancient Near Eastern setting.
  • Ancient oriental and biblical law
  • Man is more than political
  • The relation of the individual to political society in ancient Israel
  • The census lists of Numbers 1 and 26
  • Samuel's "broken Rîb": Deuteronomy 32
  • The monarchy
  • The nature and purpose of the Abraham narratives
  • The traditional period: religion under the monarch.
  • Jerusalem from 1000 B.C.E. to 63 B.C.E.
  • Prophecy and poetry in modern Yemen
  • Reformation: reappraisals of tradition after the monarchy.
  • The shady side of wisdom: the date and purpose of Genesis 3
  • It's great to be human!
  • From witchcraft to justice: death and afterlife in the Hebrew Bible
  • The Palestinian grassroots origins of New Testament Christology
  • Epilogue: Is Generation X the tenth generation?
  • The conflict between values systems and social control
  • The first half of human history
  • Approaches to the history of ancient Israel.
  • Biblical history in transition
  • Migration theories vs. cultural change as an explanation for early Israel
Control code
on1049575046
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
lxiii, 592 pages
Isbn
9781575067094
Lccn
2018036350
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
(OCoLC)1049575046

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