Journal of Ancient Near Eastern Religions
13 : 11-29.
28) The point is not that ancient Near Eastern religions
did not have examples of purpose, of accountability, of security, and even of exclusivity.
To augment two volumes of collected papers published in 2005, Wyatt (emeritus ancient near eastern religions
, U of Edinburgh) has selected, in some cases finished, six more.
Deep ecologists identify ancient Near Eastern religions
, Christianity, and the scientific worldview as fostering a mindset that seeks to dominate nature.
In order to provide biblical students and others with basic information, Nigosian (biblical and Near Eastern religions
His emphasis on understanding ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern religions
as they were conceived by their own adherents greatly influenced the next generation of historians of religion in Holland.
It should be mentioned that a long article by Bradley Crowell, "The Development of Dagan: A Sketch," Journal of Near Eastern Religions
1 (2001): 32-83, which appeared too late to be taken into full account by Feliu (4 n.
He concludes that "The world of ancient Near Eastern religions
actually knew a number of deities that may be properly described as dying and rising gods" (p.