The Gods of the Nations
184 Pages

The Gods of the Nations



Daniel I. Block here explores the relationship between ancient Near Eastern nations and their respective deities. 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.



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Published 01 October 2013
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EAN13 9781725232938
Language English
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Daniel I. Block(D. Phil;., University of Liverpool) is the Gunther H. Knoedler Professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL. He has written the twovolume commentary on Ezekiel in the New International Commen tary on the Old Testament series, the volume on Judges and Ruth in the New American Commentary series, the volume on Deuteronomy in the New Inter national Version Application Commentary series, and the volume on Obadiah in the Hearing the Message of Scripture commentary series.
Wipf and Stock Publishers 199 W 8th Ave, Suite 3 Eugene, OR 97401 The Gods of the Nations A Study in Ancient Near Eastern National Theology By Block, Daniel I. and Millard, A. R Copyright©1988 by Block, Daniel I. ISBN 13: 978-1-62032-974-0 Publication date 8/15/2013 Previously published by Baker, 2000
Appendix: The Prophetic Speech of Marduk