Ancient Near Eastern Studies: Egypt

Kenneth Kitchen

in The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies

Published in print April 2006 | ISBN: 9780199254255
Published online April 2009 |

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Religion and Theology

Ancient Near Eastern Studies: Egypt

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This chapter discusses the impact of almost half a century of Egyptology on biblical scholarship. Topics covered include the traditions of early Hebrew antiquity including patriarchal traditions, the exodus tradition, and epochs of the united monarchy and its fall; and Egypt and Hebrew poetry and wisdom literature.

Keywords: Egyptology; biblical scholarship; Hebrew antiquity

Chapter.  4039 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies ; Biblical Studies

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