A collection of papers from the NEH Summer Seminar for College Teachers which aim to compare biblical and Mesopotamian canons of literature. It includes indexes of subjects, biblical references and authors. (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Hallo, W. W. Biblical history in its Near Eastern setting.- Millar, W. R. Oral poetry and Dumuzi's Dream.--Andreasen, N. E. A. Genesis 14 in its Near Eastern context.--Savage, M. Literary criticism and Biblical studies: a rhetorical analysis of the Joseph narrative.- Schmitt, J. J. Pre-Israelite Jerusalem.--Saint-Laurent, G. E. Light from Ras Shamra on Elijah's ordeal upon Mount Carmel.--Polley, M. E. Hebrew prophecy within the Council of Jahweh, examined in its ancient Near Eastern setting.--Evans, C. D. Judah's foreign policy from Hezekiah to Josiah.--White, J. B. Universalization of history in Deutero-Isaiah.- Davison, J. M. The oikoumene in ferment: a cross-cultural study of the sixth century.--Schultz, C. The political tensions reflected in Ezra Nehemiah.--Thomas, J. D. Jewish apocalyptic and the comparative method. -Jones, B. W. Antiochus Epiphanes and the persecution of the Jews.