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Born in Heaven, Made on Earth : the Creation of the Cult Image in the Ancient Near East.

Author: Michael B Dick; EBSCOhost.
Publisher: Warsaw : Eisenbrauns, Incorporated, June 1999.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : Online system or service : English
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Pejoratively referred to as "idols" in the "Hebrew Bible" and in western tradition, the cult image occupied a central place in the cultures of the ancient Near East. This work examines the topic  Read more...

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Material Type: Online system or service, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael B Dick; EBSCOhost.
ISBN: 1575060248 9781575060248
OCLC Number: 847073580
Description: electronic text
Contents: Michael B. Dick, `Prophetic Parodies of Making the Cult Image'Christopher Walker and Michael B. Dick, `The Induction of the Cult Image in Ancient Mesopotamia: The Mesopotamian mis pi Ritual'David Lorton, `The Theology of Cult Statues in Ancient Egypt'Joanne Punzo Waghorne, `The Divine Image in Contemporary South India: The Renaissance of a Once Maligned Tradition'
Other Titles: EBook Academic Subscription Collection - Worldwide.

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