Against the Gods: The Polemical Theology of the Old Testament
Did the Old Testament writers borrow ideas from their pagan neighbors? And if they did, was it done uncritically? A respected Old Testament scholar and archaeologist engages with this controversial question by carefully comparing the biblical text to other ancient Near Eastern documents. Well-researched and thoughtfully nuanced, Currid aims to outline the precise relationship between the biblical worldview and that of Israel’s neighbors.
About the Book
As mentioned in:
- Episode #24 – The Late Great Memory Debate by Brandy Vencel during the Scholé Everyday segment
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