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Old Testament religion in the light of its Canaanite background

Author: Elmer A Leslie
Publisher: New York ; Cincinnati : Abingdon Press, [©1936]
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Genre/Form: History
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Leslie, Elmer A. (Elmer Archibald), b. 1888.
Old Testament religion in the light of its Canaanite background.
New York, Cincinnati, Abingdon Press [©1936]
(OCoLC)652006435
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elmer A Leslie
OCLC Number: 1171494
Description: 289 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. The Canaanite background --
Canaanites and Amorites --
Deities --
Sacred places and persons --
Festivals --
Sacrifice --
The Adonis cult --
2. The religion of the Hebrew fathers --
The Habiru and the Hebrews --
The cycles of the Hebrew fathers (Abraham, Isaac, Jacob) --
The Habiru in the Tell el-Amarna Tablets --
The earliest appearances of "Israel" --
The trek of Semitic nomads to Egypt --
Late Aramaean religion and the religion of the Hebrew fathers --
The gods of the Hebrew fathers and the God of Moses --
3. The religion of Moses --
The most creative personality in the Old Testament religion --
The date of Moses and the Exodus --
Moses' creative experience of Yahweh --
The Kenite influence upon Moses' religion --
Yahweh and His worship in the Mosaic Era --
Sinai, a volcanic mountain, and its location --
The relation of Moses to Israelite law --
The conception of the Covenant --
Moses' divine intensity --
4. Clash and transition --
From the invasion and conquest of Canaan to the Davidic empire --
When Israelite meets Canaanite --
Antagonism between nomads and agriculturalists --
Transition to agriculture and merging with Canaanites --
The Philistine stimulus --
Samuel and ecstatic group prophecy --
Coalescence of Israelite and Canaanite culture under David --
5. Yahweh of Baal --
From the reign of Solomon to the eighth century BC --
The influence of Solomon --
The prophetic protest --
The influence of the dynasty of Omri --
The prophetic revolution --
The Canaanizing of the Israelite cult --
6. The prophetic clarification --
The creative contribution of the eighth century prophets --
The historical background --
Amos: Religion as righteousness --
Hosea: Religion as ethical union with God --
Isaiah: Religion as trust in the sovereign God --
Micah: The quintessence of prophetic religion --
7. The final synthesis --
The seventh and sixth centuries BC --
The historical framework of the period --
Zephaniah: The summons to righteousness and meekness --
Nahum: The divine nemesis --
Habakkuk: Religion as faithfulness --
Jeremiah: Religion as inner experience --
Ezekiel: The announcement of restoration and reanimation --
Deutero-Isaiah: The union of righteousness and redemption.
Responsibility: Elmer A. Leslie.

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