A Sufferer’s Salvation (1.152)
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Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Akkadian Canonical Compositions; Individual Focus; Just Sufferer Compositions


This treatment of the theme of theodicy bridges the gap between the Old Babylonian ones (in Sumerian and Akkadian) and those of neo-Assyrian date. It comes from Ugarit, where scribal schools adopted and adapted the Mesopotamian curriculum in the Late Bronze Age. It is preserved in a single fragmentary exemplar. [WWH]

A Sufferer’s Salvation (1.152)

Subject: 1 Sam 28:6, 15; Pss 42:4;…

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Foster, Benjamin R., “A Sufferer’s Salvation (1.152)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 10 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_1_152>

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