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No Other Gods : Emergent Monotheism in Israel.

Author: Robert Karl Gnuse
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 1997.
Series: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first full-scale assessment of the theological, social and ideational implications of our new understandings of ancient Israel's social and religious development. Scholars now stress the gradual emergence of Israel out of the culture of ancient Palestine and the surrounding ancient Near East rather than contrast Israel with the ancient world. Our new paradigms stress the ongoing and unfinished nature of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gnuse, Robert Karl.
No Other Gods : Emergent Monotheism in Israel.
London : Bloomsbury Publishing, ©1997
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Karl Gnuse
ISBN: 9780567374158 0567374157
OCLC Number: 1049907524
Description: 1 online resource (393 pages).
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Abbreviations --
Introduction --
Chapter 1 NEW UNDERSTANDINGS OF THE ISRAELITE SETTLEMENT PROCESS --
Chapter 2 RECENT SCHOLARSHIP ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF MONOTHEISM IN ANCIENT ISRAEL --
Chapter 3 MONOTHEISM IN ANCIENT ISRAEL'S WORLD --
Chapter 4 HISTORY OF MONOTHEISM IN ISRAEL --
Chapter 5 THE WORLDVIEW OF EMERGENT MONOTHEISM AMONG THE JEWS --
Chapter 6 THE ONGOING TRADITION OF EMERGENT MONOTHEISM --
Chapter 7 THE HEBREW BIBLE AND PROCESS THEOLOGY --
Chapter 8 PUNCTUATED EQUILIBRIA AS AN EVOLUTIONARY MODEL FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCES AND BIBLICAL STUDIES. Conclusions --
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Series Title: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies.

Abstract:

This is the first full-scale assessment of the theological, social and ideational implications of our new understandings of ancient Israel's social and religious development. Scholars now stress the gradual emergence of Israel out of the culture of ancient Palestine and the surrounding ancient Near East rather than contrast Israel with the ancient world. Our new paradigms stress the ongoing and unfinished nature of the monotheistic 'revolution', which is indeed still in process today. Gnuse takes a further bold step in setting the emergence of monotheism in a wider intellectual context: he arg.

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