The bodies of God and the world of ancient Israel /

Sommer utilizes a lost ancient Near Eastern perception of divinity according to which a god has more than one body and fluid, unbounded selves. Though the dominant strains of biblical religion rejected it, a monotheistic version of this theological intuition is found in some biblical texts. Later Je...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Sommer, Benjamin D., 1964- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published:Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Series:ACLS Fellows' publications.