Memoirs Of God

Memoirs Of God

Memoirs of God

This insightful work examines the variety of ways that collective memory, oral tradition, history, and history writing intersect. Integral to all this are the ways in which ancient Israel was shaped by the monarchy, the Babylonian exile, and the dispersions of Judeans and the ways in which Israel conceptualized and interacted with the divine-Yahweh as well as other deities.

From the Publisher
A new approach to Israel's history.

About the Author
Mark S. Smith is Skirball Professor of Bible and Near Eastern Studies at New York University. He is the author of The Pilgrimage Pattern in Exodus (1997), The Early History of God (2d ed.; 2000), and The Origins of Biblical Monotheism (2001).

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