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)

The OT, Hebrew, and Ugaritic Studies (Williams)

 Around the 18th century BC to around the 12th century BC there was a region 200 miles North of Israel called Ugarit.  It probably existed before the 18th century BC, but most of the information archaeologists have found about this area sheds light on the time period between the above two dates.  It's a very… Continue reading The OT, Hebrew, and Ugaritic Studies (Williams)