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Israel and Babylon : the Babylonian influence on Israelite religion

Author: Hermann Gunkel; K C Hanson
Publisher: Eugene, Or. : Cascade Books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hanson's new translation and edition of Gunkel's classic response to Friedrich Delitzsch's views of the Babel-Bible controversy places in historical context the strong reaction against Delitzsch, headed in part by Gunkel. Hanson's foreword contains a contemporary evaluation of Delitzsch's claims, as well as a solid review of the comparative method used today to investigate Mesopotamian and Israelite connections.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Friedrich Delitzsch; Friedrich Delitzsch
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hermann Gunkel; K C Hanson
ISBN: 1606082507 9781606082508
OCLC Number: 319126777
Description: xvii, 78 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Foreword / K.C. Hanson --
Delitzsch, Babylon and the Bible --
The broad reach of Babylonian civilization --
Babylonian influences and Delitzsch's misinterpretations --
Babylonian influences on Israelite culture --
Babylonian influences on Israelite religion --
Revelation in Israel.
Other Titles: Israel und Babylonien.
Responsibility: Hermann Gunkel ; edited with a new foreword, notes, and bibliography by K.C. Hanson ; translated by E.S.B. and K.C. Hanson.

Abstract:

Hanson's new translation and edition of Gunkel's classic response to Friedrich Delitzsch's views of the Babel-Bible controversy places in historical context the strong reaction against Delitzsch, headed in part by Gunkel. Hanson's foreword contains a contemporary evaluation of Delitzsch's claims, as well as a solid review of the comparative method used today to investigate Mesopotamian and Israelite connections.

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