The Heart & Mind in Ancient Near Eastern (and Biblical) Thought

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In the ancient Near East it was believed that the heart was the seat of emotion, will, where decisions are made. One of the intriguing things that follow this mindset is what the Egyptians believed happened once one died and also what they did during the mummification process. Once an individual died it was believed that they would stand before …