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Ancient Orient and Old Testament
Kenneth A. Kitchen
Lecturer, School of Archaeology
and Oriental Studies, University of Liverpool

 



London: Tyndale Press, 1966. Hbk. pp.191.
[Reproduced by permission of the author]

 

 

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PrefaceView in PDF format pdf

ix

 

AbbreviationsView in PDF format pdf

xi

 

 

 

 

PART ONE
Problems and Solutions

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ANCIENT ORIENT AND OLD TESTAMENT: THE BACKGROUND
I An Age of Change - II The Basis of the Main Problems - III Some Basic Principles of StudyView in PDF format pdf

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2

EARLY HEBREW CHRONOLOGY
I Before Abraham - II The Date of the Patriarchal AgeView in PDF format pdf

35

3

LATER HEBREW CHRONOLOGY
I The Date of the Exodus and Israelite Invasion of Canaan - II The Monarchy and LaterView in PDF format pdf

57

4

SOME HISTORICAL PROBLEMS
I Alleged Anachronisms - II False IdentificationsView in PDF format pdf

79

5

HEBREW CONTACTS WITH NEAR EASTERN RELIGIONS
I Introduction: Some General Principles - II Creation and Flood Stories - III The Sinai Covenant - IV Enthronement Festivals and Divine Kingship - V Judaean and Egyptian KingshipView in PDF format pdf

87

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THE QUESTION OF LITERARY CRITICISM
I Documentary Hypotheses - II Form Criticism - III Oral TraditionView in PDF format pdf

112

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PRINCIPLES OF LINGUISTIC STUDY
I The Need for Sound Method - II The Role of Emendation - III Lexical Criteria and the Dating of Old Testament LiteratureView in PDF format pdf

139

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FURTHER ASPECTS OF BIBLICAL AND ORIENTAL STUDIES
I Ancient Law in the Biblical World - II The Topography of Bible LandsView in PDF format pdf

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PART TWO
Illumination and Illustration

 

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NEAR EASTERN LIGHT ON THE BIBLICAL TEXT
I Ancient Legal Custom and the Patriarchs - II The Period of Moses - III Examples from Later Hebrew History - IV Light on Old Testament Hebrew from Linguistic Studies - V The Old Testament Illustrated - VI The Issue of ConfirmationView in PDF format pdf

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CONCLUSIONView in PDF format pdf

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INDEXES

 

 

Index of Biblical ReferencesView in PDF format pdf

175

 

Index of SubjectsView in PDF format pdf

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  Complete Volume in one file [0.864 MB]View in PDF format pdf