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Religion and Cult: The Old Testament and the Phenomenology of Religion
Mowinckel, Sigmund
Hanson, K. C., editor
Sheehan, John F. X., translator

Eugene: Cascade, 2012 pp. xiv + 200. $24.00

Description: In this innovative work, Mowinckel employs the phenomenology of religion to investigate how religion was lived and experienced in ancient Israel and Judah. Using his considerable expertise, he draws important comparisons between the religious practices in the Old Testament and ancient Near Eastern religions, Christianity, and tribal religions from around the world.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Literature, Methods, Theological Approaches, Biblical Theology, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Theology

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Review by Nicole Ruane
Published 8/19/2013
Citation: Nicole Ruane, review of Sigmund Mowinckel; K. C. Hanson, ed., Religion and Cult: The Old Testament and the Phenomenology of Religion, Review of Biblical Literature [] (2013).

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