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Bibil Identifier bibil:228935
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Creation in Collision? Isaiah 40–48 and Zoroastrianism, Babylonian Religion and Genesis 1
Author Nilsen, Tina Dykesteen
Journal Journal of Hebrew Scriptures (Volume: 13, Issue: 8)
Year (Publication) 2013
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2013
Year (Copyright) 2013
Year (Reference) 2013
Language English
Pages - Pages
Genre Original
Notes 19 pages.
Abstract Isaiah 40‒48 emphasizes that Yahweh is a unique creator-god. Did the author(s) arrive at this idea by adopting, adapting or refuting other texts and traditions, and, if so, which? This article offers fresh arguments and re-examines the potential relations between Isaiah 40‒48, Zoroastrianism, Babylonian religion and the creation account in Genesis 1.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Creation
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Persia : Religion : Zoroastrianism
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Persia : History and Civilization : 1st millennium : Cyrus (=Cyrus II, 551-529)
Pericopes Isaiah 40-48
Genesis 1
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