Conceptualization of Divinity: Forming of Divine Imagery in Hebrew Bible and Ugaritic Texts in the Light of Cognitive Science of Religion

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The thesis examines the question of forming of conceptualization of divinity in the Hebrew Bible and in Ugaritic texts via phenomenological textual analysis of divine imagery of deities Baal and El in Ugaritic texts and that of Yahweh, the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible. Various theories of Cognitive Science of Religion about anthropomorhism, intuitive thinking and supernatural agents are applied and developed further in order to answer to the question of why there are certain similarities between imageries of Yahweh, Baal and El. The dissertation consist of three individually published articles, introduction and conclusions.
Status!!In preparation - 1 okt 2017
MoE-publikationstypG5 Doktorsavhandling (artikel)


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