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The Sea in the Hebrew Bible: Myth, Metaphor, and Muthos

@inproceedings{Cho2014TheSI,
  title={The Sea in the Hebrew Bible: Myth, Metaphor, and Muthos},
  author={Paul K.-K. Cho},
  year={2014}
}
The dissertation recounts the variegated journey of the sea in the Hebrew Bible through the lens of myth, metaphor, and muthos. The journey begins outside the Bible in ancient Near Eastern sea myths exemplified by the Ugaritic Baal Cycle and the Mesopotamian Enuma Elish, which tell the story of a sea deity whose defeat in cosmic battle against a protagonist god precedes three goodly consequences: creation, kingship, and temple. The story continues with the analysis of the biblical presentation… Expand