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U is for Ugaritic

Ugaritic is a Semitic language which shares many lexical and grammatical features with biblical Hebrew. 1929 saw the first of a long series of Ugaritic textual discoveries in the remains of the city of Ugarit, which was the capital of the kingdom of Ugarit in the second millennium BCE. 663 more words

Hebrew Bible

13 Gods of Wicked + Divine #FancastFriday

For quite awhile now I’ve been a firm believer that if Image comics ever decides to enter the film and television race with Marvel and DC, that it would be over for everyone. 2,140 more words

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18. 1 Kings (2)

After a week’s break we pick up and continue with…

Meditations of Old Testament Highlights: 18.  1 Kings (2)

1 Kings 18:21   Elijah went before the people and said, “How long will you waver between two opinions? 1,259 more words

Family Sin

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“As for you, do not pray for this people, or lift up a cry or prayer for them, and do not intercede with me, for I will not hear you. 780 more words

Jeremiah 23

Jeremiah continued, Woe to the false priests and prophets who have led you all astray! They are lying fools! No one who prophesied for Baal could also prophesy for the real God! 64 more words

Old Testament

Today's Thought: Husband By Any Other Name

Praying the Names of God: Ish is the Hebrew word for “husband” in Hosea 2:16. The word baal in the Hebrew Scriptures can also be translated “husband” (as well as “lord,” “owner,” or “master”), though it usually refers to the Canaanite fertility god Baal

Daily Thoughts

Again, More Notes on "Civilizations of the Ancient Near East"

Myth and Mythmaking in Canaan and Ancient Israel by Mark Smith (2031-2041)

  • Three stereotypical explanations of myth from a monotheistic perspective
    • monotheistic theology equals faith, while myth is told stories.
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