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Of wings and wheels : a synthetic study of the biblical cherubim / Alice Wood.

Wood, Alice, Ph.D. (Author).
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Subject: Bible. Old Testament > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Angels > Biblical teaching.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9783110211214
  • ISBN: 3110211211
  • ISBN: 1283397269
  • ISBN: 9781283397261
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xi, 253 pages) : illustrations.
  • Publisher: Berlin ; Walter de Gruyter, ©2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Frontmatter; Contents; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I. The Biblical Texts; Part II. The Root k-r-b and Comparative Semitic Material; Part III. The Archaeological Evidence; Backmatter.
Summary: This study examines the physical form and cultic function of the biblical cherubim. Previous studies of the cherubim have placed too great an emphasis on archaeological and etymological data. This monograph presents a new synthetic study, which prioritises the evidence supplied by the biblical texts. Biblical exegesis, using literary and historical-critical methods, forms the large part of the investigation (Part I). The findings arising from the exegetical discussion provide the basis upon which comparison with etymological and archaeological data is made (Parts II and III). The results sugge.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Language Note: In English.
Action Note: digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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