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Ancient near eastern themes in biblical theology / Jeffrey J. Niehaus. [print]

By: Niehaus, Jeffrey Jay [author]Material type: TextTextPublication details: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Kregel Publications, [(c)2008. Description: 203 pages ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780825433603; 0825433606Subject(s): Counterpoints. Bible & theology | Bible as literature | Middle Eastern literature -- Relation to the Old Testament | Middle Eastern literature -- History and criticismLOC classification: BS535.A535 2008BS535.N666.A535 2008Online resources: Table of contents only COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission:
Contents:
Approaching biblical parallels in the ancient Near East God and the royal shepherd Covenant and conquest City, temple, image City and temple : abandoned and restored The covenantal household : destruction and salvation The restoration of all things Conclusion: A symphony of parallels.
Summary: Tracing parallels between biblical accounts and pagan cultures of the ancient Near East, Niehaus explores creation and flood narratives; literary and legal forms; and the acts of deities and the God of the Bible. He reveals not just cultural similarities but spiritual dimensions of common thought and practice, providing an overarching view of the story of the Bible. - Publisher.
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Approaching biblical parallels in the ancient Near East God and the royal shepherd Covenant and conquest City, temple, image City and temple : abandoned and restored The covenantal household : destruction and salvation The restoration of all things Conclusion: A symphony of parallels.

Tracing parallels between biblical accounts and pagan cultures of the ancient Near East, Niehaus explores creation and flood narratives; literary and legal forms; and the acts of deities and the God of the Bible. He reveals not just cultural similarities but spiritual dimensions of common thought and practice, providing an overarching view of the story of the Bible. - Publisher.

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