Studies in Hebrew and Ugaritic Psalms...

The volume offers a fresh analysis of a central problem of comparative Ugaritic Biblical scholarship: the relationship between biblical psalms and Canaanite literature.

Preface Loewenstamms honor, on the occasion of his eightieth birthday; unfortunately, I now dedicate it to his memory, since he passed away in December 1987, before completing his eightieth year. May his memory be blessed. The book first appeared in Hebrew in 1989, and the English edition has been enlarged and revised. The readers attention is drawn to the discussion in the introduction on the affinity between Ugaritic literature and the Psalms. Also new contributions have been added to this edition. I wish to express my deepest gratitude to Dr. L. Moskovitch for his noteworthy translation of most of the book; his diligent stylizing and standardizing of the text and his valuable suggestions were over and above the framework of the work of a translator. My appreciation is also extended to Mr. Shlomo Ketko for proofreading the book. I am indebted to The Perry Foundation for Biblical Research, and its Secretary, Mr. Ben- Zion Segal, for including not only the Hebrew, but also this English version in their list of publications. A special thanks to  The Research Authority of the University of Haifa for their financial help. Lastly, thanks are conveyed to Mr. Dan Benovici, Director of The Magnes Press of the Hebrew University, and his assistant Mr. Ram Goldberg, for their efforts in producing this work. 9

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Front Matter Front Cover Front Flap Half Title Page Title Page Copyright Page Dedication Page PrefaceTable Of Contents Introduction: The Relationship Between Biblical Psalms and Canaanite Literature 1. A Critical Survey of Previous Scholarship 2. Canaanite Psalms in the BiblePsalm 16Psalm 19Psalm 82Psalm 93Psalm 1103. The Biblical Psalms and Canaanite Literature: A New Approach 4. Ugaritic Psalms and Prayers and Biblical Psalms: Common Elements and Distinctive Features Contents Part One: Hebrew Psalms With Affinities to Ugaritic Literature Part Two: Ugaritic Psalms and Prayers Back Matter List of AbbreviationsBibliographyIndex of SourcesBibleGenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesI SamuelII SamuelI KingsII KingsIsaiahJeremiahEzekielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZechariahPsalmsProverbsCanticumLamentationsEcclesiastesDanielEzraNehemiahI ChroniclesII ChroniclesUgariticPhoenicianAkkadianAramaicGeneral IndexIndex of Words and ExpressionsHebrewUgariticPhoenicianAkkadianAramaicArabicIndex of AuthorsBack Flap Back Cover
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