[b-hebrew] Genesis 14:18-22
kwrandolph at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 12:56:08 EDT 2011
On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 7:42 PM, George Athas <George.Athas at moore.edu.au>wrote:
> Don appears to be reading Gen 14 against a henotheistic background in which
> cities and/or countries were associated with the worship of a particular
But he is taking it out of the context of Genesis where Melchizedek’s El
Elion is the universal God, not limited to a particular city and/or country.
Thus he is not the same deity that the Canaanites worshipped.
Are there any surviving Canaanite or west Semitic documents from Abraham’s
time or earlier that indicate the deities that the Canaanites worshipped, or
are the only documents that survive date from centuries later when a local
El Elion was a dim and corrupted memory of the universal God taught by
> GEORGE ATHAS
> Director of Postgraduate Studies,
> Moore Theological College (moore.edu.au)
> Sydney, Australia
Karl W. Randolph.
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