The Archaeology of Myth: Papers on Old Testament Tradition by N. Wyatt PDF

By N. Wyatt

fantasy as a class is frequently explicitly denied as being found in the Bible. stories of Israelite faith take a principally historic method. 'The Archaeology of fantasy' highlights the significance of mythological different types in discussing any faith, and particularly Israelite faith. The essays discover key biblical narratives and topics - Jacob's dream, the tale of Dinah and Shechem, the seventy sons of Athirat, the previous males of Deuteronomy - tracing their improvement from primitive varieties to biblical textual content. The ebook bargains a theoretical research of the biblical therapy of delusion and its function within the shaping of thoughts and values.

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