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THE AMBIGUITY OF BIBLICAL BACKGROUND
In theory any information that one can obtain about the background of a biblical passage is to be welcomed as an aid to interpretation. Yet, just comparing the number of interpretations proposed inExpand
PROBLEMS WITH THE COMPARATIVE METHOD IN OLD TESTAMENT STUDIES
The “comparative method” in Old Testament studies uses ancient Near Eastern texts to address historical and exegetical issues raised by the biblical text, often without addressing the historical andExpand
Cosmology in historical context
Myth and Ritual: An Empirical Approach
Examples where a ritual has a clear connection to a myth are actually rare in the ANE , with the exception of Egypt, yet they provide the best evidence for the connection between the two. ComparisonExpand