By John Day
The outdated testomony features a variety of fascinating poetic references to God's clash with a dragon, known as by way of names resembling Leviathan, Rahab or the twisting serpent, and with the ocean. during this unique contribution to the history and knowing of the previous testomony Dr Day undertakes an in depth and thorough exam of those allusions. construction at the discovery of the Ugaritic texts, he demonstrates a resource for those references inside Canaanite mythology. His learn additional explores the institutions of the imagery. occasionally within the previous testomony the dragon is linked to the production of the area, or it turns into a logo of a overseas country, and in a few references it's linked to divine clash on the finish of time.
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