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A Star Rising: The Historical Development of the Old Testament Royal Ideology and the Rise of the Jewish Messianic Expectations

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The Messiah is a central concept in the dialogue between Judaism and Christianity. This study examines the history of the concept of the messiah preceeding and within the Jewish and Christian biblical texts. The author identifies the roots of this concept in Near Eastern royal ideology and traces the complex process of its development into a central issue in the Old Testam...more
Hardcover, 480 pages
Published January 1st 1997 by University of South Florida
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