Myth & Mystery: An Introduction to the Pagan Religions of the Biblical World Paperback

An Introduction to the Pagan Religions of the Biblical World

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Myth & Mystery: An Introduction to the Pagan Religions of the Biblical World

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For the past eight years, Jack Finegan's Myth and Mystery has furnished scholars and students with invaluable insights into the world of the Bible. This standard treatment is now more affordable, thanks to a new paperback edition. Culling the primary sources, Finegan examines nine pagan religions in existence during both the Old and New Testament times. Among them are Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Canaanite, Greek, Roman, and Gnostic religions. He carefully documents not only their beliefs, practices, writings, and history, but also their relation to the biblical world. The ancient religions explored by the author "rest upon theological and mythological ways of thought which, to a greater or lesser degree, they all share," writes Finegan. "In their individual configuration, they are very distinct although in various places and times borrowings, equivalences, and syncretisms will be observed." According to Robert Hodgson in Critical Review of Books in Religion, "Few scholars today have the expertise or confidence to write about all the major non-biblical religions of the ancient world.Jack Finegan is one of the few who does, and he has earned our thanks for a fine introduction to this subject. Myth and Mystery is a solid textbook for both graduate and undergraduate students, a handy reference tool for teachers, and interesting reading for informed laity."

Myth & Mystery: An Introduction to the Pagan Religions of the Biblical World by Jack Finegan was published by Baker in September 1997 and is our 43196th best seller. The ISBN for Myth & Mystery: An Introduction to the Pagan Religions of the Biblical World is 9780801021602.

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Page last updated 1st September 2015
Author / Artist
Book Formatpaperback
PublisherBaker (September 1997)
Weight522g
Number of Pages336
Thickness23 mm
Height235 mm
Width159 mm
ISBN9780801021602
ISBN-10080102160X
Product Code6395
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