Mesopotamia and the Bible: Comparative Explorations

Mesopotamia and the Bible: Comparative Explorations


13 students discover attainable issues of connection among the Bible and its historic close to japanese context, illuminating the methadologies, contributions, and boundaries of either bible study and Assyriology. Contents comprise: "Assyriology and bible study: A Century of anxiety" --Mark W. Chavalas "The Quest for Sargon, Pul, and Tiglath-Pileser within the 19th Century"--Steven W. Holloway "Sumer, the Bible, and Comparative technique: Historiography and Temple Building"--Richard E. Avergeck "Syria and northerly Mesopotamia to the tip of the 3rd MIllennium B.C.E."--Mark W. Chavalas "Syro-Mesopotamia:The outdated Babylonian Period"--Ronald A. Veenker "Syria to the Early moment Millennium"---Victor H. Matthews "Apprehending Kidnapers by means of Correspondence at Provincial Arrapha"--David C. Deuel "The Bible and Alalakh"--Richard S. Hess "Emar: at the street from Harran to Hebron"--Daniel E. Fleming "Voices from the dirt: The capsules from Ugarit and the Bible"--Wayne T. Pitard "The upward thrust of the Aramean States"--William Schniedewind "Recent research on Sargon II, King of Assyria: Implications for Biblical Studies"--K. Lawson more youthful Jr. "What Has Nebuchadnezzar to Do with David? at the Neo-Babylonian interval and Early Israel"--Bill T. Arnold "The jap Jewish Diaspora below the Babylonians"--Edwin Yamauchi

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