The Bible and the Ancient Near East

Just as knowing something about the 18th century Enlightenment, Colonial American history, and the men who attended the Constitutional Convention will inform your historical understanding of the U.S. Constitution, knowing something about ancient Near Eastern history and culture will deepen your historical understanding of the documents that compose the Hebrew Bible.

The above quote is the introduction to a helpful little article titled How Does the Hebrew Bible Relate to the Ancient Near Eastern World? by Prof. Alan Lenzi. Click here to read the full article.

 

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