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Ancient Israel and Ancient Greece: Religion, Politics, and Culture

John Pairman Brown

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ISBN 10: 0800635914 / ISBN 13: 9780800635916
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Paperback. 244 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.7in.The Israelites and the Greeks formed the first free societies, cultivating rain-watered fields around a fortified citadel, recording their words about the human situation in a widely-accessible alphabetic script. With a keen eye for both comparisons and contrasts, John Pairman Brown investigates relationships between ancient Israel and Greece. In this intriguing and engaging work, he addresses historical, religious, linguistic, and cultural connections between these Mediterranean cultures. With erudition and humility, the author illuminates both Israelite and Greek writings and cultures. He brings a vast knowledge of the ancient Mediterranean and its languages to these studies, which will startle and entice the reader back to the ancient texts. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780800635916

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Title: Ancient Israel and Ancient Greece: Religion,...

Publisher: Augsburg Books

Binding: Paperback

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The Israelites and the Greeks formed "the first free societies, cultivating rain-watered fields around a fortified citadel, recording their words about the human situation in a widely-accessible alphabetic script." With a keen eye for both comparisons and contrasts, John Pairman Brown investigates relationships between ancient Israel and Greece. In this intriguing and engaging work, he addresses historical, religious, linguistic, and cultural connections between these Mediterranean cultures. With erudition and humility, the author illuminates both Israelite and Greek writings and cultures. He brings a vast knowledge of the ancient Mediterranean and its languages to these studies, which will startle and entice the reader back to the ancient texts.

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John Pairman Brown is a widely respected biblical scholar and author of three volumes of Israel and Hellas (1995, 2000, 2001), To a Sister on Laurel Drive (1971), Planet on Strike (1970), The Liberated Zone (1969), and The Displaced Person’s Almanac (1962).

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