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Canaanite Myth and Hebrew Epic

Essays in the History of the Religion of Israel

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PAPERBACK

$38.50 • £30.95 • €34.50

ISBN 9780674091764

Publication Date: 09/01/1997

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394 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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The essays in this volume address key aspects of Israelite religious development. Frank Moore Cross traces the continuities between early Israelite religion and the Canaanite culture from which it emerged; explores the tension between the mythic and the historical in Israel’s religious expression; and examines the reemergence of Canaanite mythic material in the apocalypticism of early Christianity and the Dead Sea Scrolls.

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