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Published: 17 September 2020

1048 Pages


ISBN: 9780190072544

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The Origin and Character of God

Ancient Israelite Religion through the Lens of Divinity

Theodore J. Lewis

  • Provides a broad overview of the scholarship on the origins of God and the pervasive influence of divinity in ancient Israelite religion
  • Contextualizes the religion of ancient Israel within its broader ancient Middle Eastern context
  • Includes a thorough treatment of the iconography of divinity in ancient Israelite religion
  • Comprehensive study of the central concept of Judaism and Christianity