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Dust or Dew: Immortality in the Ancient Near East and in Psalm 49 Janet K. Smith

Dust or Dew: Immortality in the Ancient Near East and in Psalm 49

Janet K. Smith

Published April 26th 2012
ISBN : 9780227680216
Paperback
269 pages
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Dust or Dew addresses the question of Israels unique contribution to beliefs about afterlife in the Ancient Near East as hinted at in Psalm 49. Dust or Dew shows which other readings, from the literature of both ancient Israel and its neighbours,MoreDust or Dew addresses the question of Israels unique contribution to beliefs about afterlife in the Ancient Near East as hinted at in Psalm 49. Dust or Dew shows which other readings, from the literature of both ancient Israel and its neighbours, enriches our understanding not only of the psalm but also of Israels developing concepts of sheol and redemption for the righteous.