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by Daniel I. Block,Alan R. Millard

Author: Daniel I. Block,Alan R. Millard
Subcategory: Religious Studies
Language: English
Publisher: Apollos; 2nd edition (January 1, 2000)
Pages: 176 pages
Category: Spirituality
Rating: 4.6
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Daniel I. Block here explores the relationship between ancient Near Eastern nations and their respective deities.

Daniel I. He demonstrates how this relationship was expressed in everyday life, national identity, and history. Israel's theocratic culture is illuminated in comparison to other Near Eastern cultures. Daniel I. Block is the Gunther H. Knoedler Professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois.

The exploration of national theology among numerous ancient Near Eastern societies was fantastic, particularly .

The exploration of national theology among numerous ancient Near Eastern societies was fantastic, particularly in his analysis of theophoric names and in his detailed investigation of the various ways in which one might describe the land's relationship to a deity. What Block finds A slim but informative treatment of an important theme in ancient religions: the nexus between a deity, the land, and the people. Block, a quite accomplished scholar, treats his material well and thoroughly.

About the Contributor(s): Daniel I. Knoedler Professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College . He is the author of "The Book of Ezekiel Chapters 1-24 "(1997); "The Book of Ezekiel Chapters 25-48" (1998); "Judges and Ruth" (1999); and "Deuteronomy" (NIVAC, forthcoming).

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Daniel Block, dean and professor of. OT. at Southern Baptist Theological . at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary,presents an overviewof the relationshipbetween Ancient Near Eastern nations. in. comparison with the analogous concepts. The basic concern of the book is to compare and analyze interactions within the triad people, deity, and land. Inthe first chapter,Block discusses "the origin of s" under two subheadings: the priority of the deity-territorytype, and the priority of the deity-people type. Block here explores the relationship between ancient Near Eastern nations and their respectve deities. About the Contributor(s): Daniel I. Knoedler Professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois

Millard Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 184 Vendor: Wipf & Stock Publication Date: 2013. Dimensions: . X . (inches) Weight: 10 ounces ISBN: 1620329743 ISBN-13: 9781620329740 Stock No: WW329740. Publisher's Description.

Daniel Block explores the relationship between ancient Near Eastern nations and their respective deities. Block demonstrates how this relationship was expressed in everyday life, national identity, and history

Daniel Block explores the relationship between ancient Near Eastern nations and their respective deities. Block demonstrates how this relationship was expressed in everyday life, national identity, and history. Consequently, Israel’s theocratic culture is illuminated in comparison to other Near Eastern cultures.

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The Gods of the Nations: Studies in Ancient Near Eastern National Theology. 2. Jackson, MS: Evangelical Theological Society. Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society.

Yet, as the author says, this is not merely a reprint, but ‘modifications appear on virtually every page, and several chapters have been thoroughly reworked in light of the new discoveries’. Its aim is to examine the relationships between deities and nations and to determine the ancient Near Eastern perceptions of these.