Mesopotamia and the Bible. Comparative Explorations (Journal by K. Lawson Younger Jr., Mark W. Chavalas

By K. Lawson Younger Jr., Mark W. Chavalas

Someone who's attracted to positive theology wishes a data of the heritage of Christian theology. In succession to the vintage historical past of Christian Doctrine via G. P. Fisher, Professor Cunliffe-Jones has introduced jointly a workforce of specialists within the quite a few sessions to supply a brand new and accomplished survey of the sector. the entire nice issues, the Fathers, the Heretics of the lengthy tale the following locate their due position, from sub-apostolic Christianity to Vatican II. additionally featured are the contribution of Orthodox theology to the entire improvement, the complicated difficulties of the pre-Reformation interval and the sleek interval with its new views of Church and society and its deep underlying malaise. contains contributions from G. W. H. Lampe, Kallistos Ware, David Knowles, E. Gordon Rupp, Benjamin Drewery, Basil corridor, T. H. L. Parker, H. F. Woodhouse, R. Buick Knox and John H. S. Kent.

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89. For an overview of the controversies of Ebla and the Bible to 1979, see Bermant and Weitzman 1979. 90. General works on Ebla include, Matthiae 1981; and Pettinato 1981. CHAVALAS Assyriology and Biblical Studies 41 speculation among the scholarly world (Pettinato 1976; 1980; Freedman 1978). N. Freedman made his conclusions about the earlier historical context for the biblical patriarchs based upon unpublished Ebla tablets, which were preliminarily read by M. g. 92 The present consensus is that Ebla has no bearing on the Minor Prophets, the historical accuracy of the biblical Patriarchs, Yahweh worship, or Sodom and Gomorrah (see Merrill 1983).

1984 Hehn, J. 1913 Heidel, A. 1946 1951 Held, M. S. 1994 Hillers, D. 1964 1969 1985 Letter to the Preussiche Jahrbuch on the German Emperor's Criticism of Prof. Delitzsch's Lectures on Babel und Bibel (London: Williams & Norgate). 'The Immortality of the King: Ugarit and the Psalms', Or 53: 245-54. C. Hinrichs). The Gilgamesh Epic and Old Testament Parallels (Chicago: University of Chicago Press). The Babylonian Genesis (Chicago: University of Chicago Press). 'Hebrew Ma'gal: A Study in Lexical Parallelism', JANESCU6: 107-14.

G. Davis 1852; Kidder 1851; Ward 1870; Tufton 1874; Merrill 1885. For an recent overview of American involvement in the Near East, see Kuklick 1996. 30 Mesopotamia and the Bible same time as Botta's excavations. A large number of relics were sent to the US by American missionaries who lived in the Near East. 36 Many Americans went to Germany to study Assyriology with F. Delitzsch, since there was no chair of Assyriology in either America or Great Britain. These included Hilprecht (1903),37 F. Brown (the first to teach Akkadian in America),38 G.

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