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Author Snell, Daniel C

Title Religions of the ancient Near East / Daniel C. Snell

Publ Info New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011
 RWU Main Library  BL1060 .S64 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  BL1060 S64 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  BL1060 .S64 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 179 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-176) and index
Contents Defining time and space -- Early inklings -- Gods, gods, gods -- Cities, states, and god -- The lure of Egypt, 4000-1400 BCE -- The gods of Egypt -- The Akhenaten dream, 1350-1300 BCE -- Practice in Egypt -- The international age, 1400-1000 BCE -- Gods and people -- The Lord is one : Israel in its environment -- The turning -- The good god and the bad god -- The lands of Baal -- Greece, Etruria, Rome, and conveying traditions -- The dead hand of the past and the living God -- Experiencing ancient Near Eastern religion
LC subject Middle East -- Religion
Middle East -- Religious life and customs
ISBN 9780521864756 (hardback)
0521864755 (hardback)
9780521683364 (pbk.)
052168336X (pbk.)