ANE Literature, the OT, and Polemics (Currid)

 In the past 125 years or so, archaeologists have found much literature and many artifacts from ancient places and cultures such as Egypt, Assyria, Ugarit, Mesopotamia, and so on. The field of ancient Near East studies is growing every year.  It's hard to keep up! In light of these recent findings, archaeologists and scholars have… Continue reading ANE Literature, the OT, and Polemics (Currid)

Intro to ANE and OT Studies: Parallels

There are quite a few good books out there which serve the purpose of tying together or somehow relating the OT to the parallel ANE documents. A few that come to mind are Jack Sasson's Civilizations of the Ancient Near East, Amelie Kuhrt's The Ancient Near East, and the classic set edited by J. B.… Continue reading Intro to ANE and OT Studies: Parallels