Andrew J. Riley (Ph.D., Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion) is an Academic Advisor in Arts & Humanities at The University of Texas at San Antonio. He previously served as Visiting Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible at the University of Oregon.
Divine and Human Hate in the Ancient Near East studies lexemes for ‘hate’ in Biblical Hebrew, Ugaritic, and Akkadian. Riley conducts a lexical study of three ‘hate’ terms, along with comparative analysis of divine and human hate in biblical, Ugaritic, and Mesopotamian literature.
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