Baal - Research Article from Encyclopedia of Religion

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Dying and Rising Gods.

Bibliography

Parker, Simon B., ed. Ugaritic Narrative Poetry. Atlanta, 1997. Excellent and accessible English translations of the Ugaritic mythological texts.

Schwemer, Daniel. Die Wettergottgestalten Mesopotamiens und Nordsyriens im Zeitalter der Keilschriftkulturen. Weisbaden, 2001. See pp. 443–588.

Smith, Mark S. The Ugaritic Baal Cycle, I. Leiden, 1994. The first volume of a projected three-volume commentary on the Baal Cycle.

Smith, Mark S. The Early History of God: Yahweh and the Other Deities in Ancient Israel. 2d ed. Grand Rapids, Mich., 2002. An excellent introduction with comprehensive bibliographic references to recent work.

Van der Toorn, Karel, Bob Becking, and Pieter W. van der Horst, eds. Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible. 2d ed. Leiden, 1999. See the entries by W. Hermann on "Baal," pp. 132–139, and J. C. Greenfield on "Hadad," pp. 377–382.

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