House of weeping : the motif of tears in akkadian and hebrew prayers



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Autor:
Bosworth, David A.

Título: House of weeping : the motif of tears in akkadian and hebrew prayers

Universidad Católica Argentina. Centro de Estudios de Historia de Antiguo Oriente

Society of Biblical Literature

Palabras clave:
CERCANO ORIENTE
PLEGARIAS
LENGUAS ACADIAS
LENGUA HEBREA
INVESTIGACION CIENTIFICA
LLANTO
ANALISIS LINGÜISTICO
LENGUAJE
HISTORIA ANTIGUA

Ancient Near East Monographs = Monografías sobre el Antiguo Cercano Oriente, Vol. 24, 2019

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Cita: Bosworth, David A. House of weeping : the motif of tears in akkadian and hebrew prayers [en línea] Ancient Near East Monographs = Monografías sobre el Antiguo Cercano Oriente 24. Atlanta : Society of Biblical Literature ; Centro de Estudios de Historia del Antiguo Oriente, Universidad Católica Argentina, 2019. . Disponible en: http://bibliotecadigital.uca.edu.ar/greenstone/cgi-bin/library.cgi?a=d&c=investigacion&d=house-weeping-motif-tears-akkadian [Fecha de consulta: ….]

Descripción: This book originated as part of a larger project investigating weeping in ancient literature. I became fascinated by weeping when, in the course of researching grief, I discovered that there was a significant body of scientific research attempting to understand this complex human behavior that is shaped by both biology and culture. This research provides a valuable corrective to cultural assumptions, individual bias, and misleading anecdotes or introspection. As I have worked on weeping in prayer, I have become similarly fascinated by prayer itself. According to one researcher, infant weeping and adult prayer are one and the same thing, which might explain my dual interests. According to John C. Wathey, “prayer is the adult manifestation of infantile crying.” He summarizes his argument in five points...
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