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Speaking of Gods in Figure and Narrative

  • Authors
  • Deeanne Westbrook

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Deeanne Westbrook
    Pages 1-16
  3. Deeanne Westbrook
    Pages 31-48
  4. Deeanne Westbrook
    Pages 69-88
  5. Deeanne Westbrook
    Pages 89-103
  6. Deeanne Westbrook
    Pages 171-180
  7. Deeanne Westbrook
    Pages 181-203
  8. Deeanne Westbrook
    Pages 205-214
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 215-249

About this book

Introduction

Speaking of Gods analyzes the figurative-narrative creation of gods, their heavenly abodes, and behaviors, reaching back to the beginning of history in Sumer, Babylon, Egypt, Persia and Greece, and continuing through the figures and narratives of a biblical tradition that includes the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament, and the Qur'an.

Keywords

Bible god Greece history history of literature New Testament time tradition violence writing

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