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Jerusalem and the One God - 9781451478181

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  • Product code: BDMBE
  • ISBN: 9781451478181
  • Publisher: Fortress Press,U.S.
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 15.5cm x 22.9cm
  • Pages: 160
  • Publish date: 15/06/2017

Jerusalem and the One God (Paperback)

Jerusalem and the One God - 9781451478181

Othmar Keel


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Jerusalem, with its turbulent history, is without doubt one of the best-known cities of the world. A long line of foreign powers have ruled over it, from as far back as biblical times. But the city owes its importance not to them but to the fact that it is the birthplace of the monotheistic currents that shape Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Othmar Keel sketches in broad brush strokes the historical development of Israelite-Jewish monotheism in and around Jerusalem, arguing that monotheism is "a product of the city, not of the desert," and describes its integration of polytheistic symbols and perceptions into its worldview. Keel relies on biblical and extrabiblical texts as well as the rich iconographic evidence of archaeological discoveries. Abundant maps and sketches of archaeological artifacts enhance his argument.

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Product Details

  • Product code: BDMBE
  • ISBN: 9781451478181
  • Publisher: Fortress Press,U.S.
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 15.5cm x 22.9cm
  • Pages: 160
  • Publish date: 15/06/2017

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