Kindle Read From Ancient Writings to Sacred Texts The Old Testament and Apocrypha – dedelicate.com

The books constituting the Old Testament or Hebrew Bible have a complex history of authorship behind them resulting in a variety of styles perspectives and meanings The authors and editors of the books that became the Bible lived through the political vicissitudes of a region that was a cultural crossroads subject to successive waves of invasion settlement and influence by a variety

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Kindle Read From Ancient Writings to Sacred Texts The Old Testament and Apocrypha – dedelicate.com

Ncluded in the Septuagint Closely analyzing the formation and contents of these works Nigosian compares them with the religious philosophical didactic and historical works created by the neighboring Near Eastern civilizations of Egypt Mesopotamia Syria Palestine and Asia Minor Proceeding book by book he highlights parallels in language structure and story among Hebrew and non Hebrew

F civilizations Conseuently their works reflect the diverse political intellectual and literary legacies of the ancient Near East and in some cases the incorporation of non Hebrew texts S A Nigosian a scholar of Biblical and Near Eastern religions explores the diverse literary antecedents of the Old Testament as well as the Apocrypha books excluded from the canonical Hebrew text but

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