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The Great Shift: Encountering God in Biblical Times

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These stories spoke very differently to their original audience than they do to us, and they reflect a radically distinct understanding of reality and the human mind. Yet over the course of the thousand-year Biblical era, encounters with God changed dramatically. As James L. Kugel argues, this transition allows us to glimpse a massive shift in human experience as the modern, Western idea of the individual is born. In this landmark work, Kugel fuses revelatory close readings of ancient texts with modern scholarship from a ...

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1328505928

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9781328505927

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The Great Shift: Encountering God in Biblical Times
2018, Mariner Books, Boston, Ma

ISBN-13: 9781328505927

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The Great Shift: Encountering God in Biblical Times
2017, Houghton Mifflin

ISBN-13: 9780544520554

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The Great Shift: Encountering God in Biblical Times
2017, HighBridge Audio, Old Saybrook

ISBN-13: 9781681687223

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