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Canaanite Myth and Hebrew Epic

Essays in the History of the Religion of Israel

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$37.50 • £30.95 • €34.00

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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Cross’s classic work essential element in the armory of any serious biblical scholar...If you haven’t got it, get it! It is profound, definitive, and wonderfully readable.—J. Harold Ellens, Journal of Psychology and Christianity

The essays in this study are all written with the complementary breadth of scope and attention to detail characteristic of Cross; each one is stimulating and several are a mine of information beyond the confines of the essay’s topic.—Bezalel Porten, Journal of the American Academy of Religion

Deserves to be read carefully and to be digested slowly...[This] book is full of fertile and productive theories.—P. Wernberg-Moller, Journal of Jewish Studies

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