Slaying the Dragon: Mythmaking in the Biblical Tradition

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In Slaying the Dragon: Mythmaking in the Biblical Tradition, Bernard Batto argues that biblical authors, like other ancient Near East authors, used mythic traditions in composing their works. Batto joins massive evidence with masterful argument to show that myth actually lies at the heart of the theological enterprise of the biblical authors. Slaying the Dragon is sure to provoke dicussion on the theological relevance of myth in the biblical tradition.

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Bernard F. Batto is Professor of Religious Studies at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana.

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