Prophecy in the ancient Near East: a philological and sociological comparison

Prophecy in the Ancient Near East is the first book-length study that compares all evidence of ancient Near Eastern prophecy, focusing on the Mari texts. It re-evaluates recent scholarship and concludes that prophecy was a widespread phenomenon integrated into divination in general

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Published in:Culture and history of the ancient Near East
Contributors: Stökl, Jonathan 1977- (Other)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Leiden BRILL 2012
In:Culture and history of the ancient Near East
Edition:Online-Ausg.
Series/Journal:Culture and history of the ancient Near East 56
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Near East / Classical antiquity / Prophecy / History
Further subjects:B Theology / RELIGION
B Prophecies Early works to 1800
B BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Gaia & Earth Energies
B RELIGION / Generals / Christianity
B Forecasting Religious aspects Early works to 1800
B Prophecy Early works to 1800
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Summary:Prophecy in the Ancient Near East is the first book-length study that compares all evidence of ancient Near Eastern prophecy, focusing on the Mari texts. It re-evaluates recent scholarship and concludes that prophecy was a widespread phenomenon integrated into divination in general
Item Description:Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral)--Oriental Institute, Oxford University, 2009. - Includes bibliographical references and indexes. - Description based on print version record
ISBN:9004229930
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1163/9789004229938