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Oracle Inquiries in Judges

dc.contributor.authorSasson, Jack M.
dc.identifier.citationSasson, Jack M. "Oracle Inquiries in Judges." Birkat Shalom: Studies in the Bible, Ancient Near Eastern Literature, and Postbiblical Judaism Presented to Shalom M. Paul on the Occasion of His Seventieth Birthday. Eds. Chaim Cohen Victor A. Hurowitz, Avi Hurvitz, Yochanan Muffs and others. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2008. 149-68.en_US
dc.descriptionWhile there are many issues that could be discussed concerning divination and oracle inquiry, Professor Jack Sasson chooses to discuss a more pragmatic one, namely "how to interpret divine answers to human inquiry." In his discussion, Professor Sasson looks to the Mari records of the 18th century B.C.E. for background material, in part because "practitioners shared an understanding of how to gain useful knowledge from the practice" of divination.en_US
dc.subject.lcshDivination in the Bibleen_US
dc.subject.lcshOracles, Assyro-Babylonianen_US
dc.subject.lcshMari (Extinct city) -- Religious life and customsen_US
dc.titleOracle Inquiries in Judgesen_US
dc.description.schoolDivinity Schoolen_US

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