Canaanite Myth and Hebrew Epic Essays in the History of the Religion of Israel

ISBN-10: 0674091760

ISBN-13: 9780674091764

Edition: 1973

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Directed toward a synthesis of the history of the religion of Israel, the essays in this volume address key aspects of Israelite religious development.
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List price: $35.50
Copyright year: 1973
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 9/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 394
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

Frank Moore Cross is Hancock Professor of Hebrew and Other Oriental Languages, Emeritus, Harvard University.

The Religion of Canaan and the God of Israel
The God of the Fathers
'El and the God of the Fathers
'El in the Ugaritic Pantheon
The Epithets of 'El
'El in the Canaanite Myth
'El and Ba'l Hamon
The Abode of 'El
'El the Divine Patriarch
Yahweh and 'El
'El in the Bible
'El Epithets in Patriarchal Narratives
The Name Yahweh
The Cultus of the Israelite League
The Myth and Ritual School
The History-of- Redemption School
The Divine Warrior
Psalm 24 and the Warrior-King
The "Ritual Conquest"
Transformations of the "Ritual Conquest"
The Song of the Sea and Canaanite Myth
The Mythic Cycle of Ba'l and 'Anat
The Song of the Sea
League and Kingdom
Yahweh and Ba'I
The Theophany of Ba'l
The Storm Theophany in the Bible
The Revelation at Sinai
History of the Tradition of the Storm Theophany
'El's Modes of Revelation
Yahweh and the Council of the Gods
Ba'l versus Yahweh
The Priestly Houses of Early Israel
The Classical View of Israel's Early Priesthood
The Function of the Stories of Conflict
The Priestly Genealogies
The Priests of David's National Shrine
Kings and Prophets
The Ideologies of Kingship in the Era of the Empire: Conditional Covenant and Eternal Decree
The Limited Monarchy of Saul and Monarchy in the Northern Kingdom
Davidic Kingship
The Imperial Rule of Solomon
The Judaean Royal Theology
The Typology of the Royal Ideology
A Brief Excursus on berit, "Covenant"
The Themes of the Book of Kings and the Structure of the Deuteronomistic History
The Contemporary Discussion of the Structure of the Deuteronornistic History
The Two Themes of the First Edition of the Deuteronomistic History (Dtr 1 )
The Theme of the Exilic Edition of the History (Dtr 2 )
The Two Editions of the Deuteronomistic History
Exile and Apocalyptic
The Priestly Work
The So-Called P-Source of the Pentateuch
The P System of Covenants
Is P a Narrative Source?
Documents Used by P
Archaizing Language in P
The Date of P
The Composition of the Priestly Work
The Early History of the Apocalyptic Community at Qumran
The Archaeological Context of the Qumran
Qumran and the Essenes
The Essenes: Priestly Apocalyptists Essene Origins
A Note on the Study of Apocalyptic Origins
Index of
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