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Canaanite Myth and Hebrew Epic: Essays in the History of the Religion of Israel
The essays in this volume address key aspects of Israelite religious development. Cross traces the continuities between early Israelite religion and the Canaanite culture from which it emerged;
The Council of Yahweh in Second Isaiah
  • F. Cross
  • History
    Journal of Near Eastern Studies
  • 1 October 1953
THANKS to striking parallels between the symbolism of the council of Yahweh and the council of the gods in ancient Near Eastern mythology, increasing attention has been given of late to the role of
Yahweh and the God of the Patriarchs
The modern discussion of Patriarchal religion may be said to begin with the brilliant essay of Albrecht Alt, Der Gott der Vater, published in 1929. Alt proposed to use new means to penetrate into the
The Ancient Library of Qumran
Since the first publication of this book in 1959 it has become a classic: It is a sober and objective account by a scholar who has taken a leading part in the editing and evaluation of the Qumran
A Reconstruction of the Judean Restoration
THE literature dealing with the fifth and fourth centuries in Palestine appears to expand by geometric progression. I think it is fair to say, however, that little progress has been made in solving