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Prophets and Prophecy in the Ancient Near East

Review Prophets and Prophecy in the Ancient Near East

The first book to gather ancient Near Eastern extrabiblical sources containing prophetic words or references to prophetic activities Among the 140 texts included are oracles of prophets personal letters formal inscriptions and administrative documents from ancient Mesopotamia and Levant from the second and first millennia BCE Most.

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Of the texts come from Mari eighteenth century BCE and Assyria seventh century BCE In addition the volume provides new translations of the Egyptian Report of Wenamon and of various texts from Syria Palestine containing allusions to prophets and prophetic activities The volume illumines the cultural background of biblical prophecy a. A Dream of Redemption (The Disgraced Lords, new translations of the Egyptian Report of Wenamon and of various texts from Syria Palestine containing allusions to prophets and prophetic activities The volume illumines the cultural background of biblical prophecy a.

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Nd its parallels It provides scholars with important information about different types and forms of transmission of divine words and makes these valuable primary source materials accessible to students and general readers in contemporary English along with transcriptions of the original languages indexes and an extensive bibliograp.