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Social theory and the study of Israelite religion [electronic resource] : essays in retrospect and prospect / edited by Saul M. Olyan
Atlanta : Society of Biblical Literature, c2012
Location Call Number Status
 Electronic Book  BM165 (INTERNET)    AVAIL. VIA WEB
Subject(s) Judaism -- History -- To 70 A.D
Subject Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Subject(s) Social sciences -- Philosophy
Physical Description x, 219 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents Introduction / Saul M. Olyan -- Social theory and the study of Israelite religion : a retrospective on the past forty years of research / Robert R. Wilson -- Cult centralization, the erosion of kin-based communities, and the implications for women's religious practice / Susan Ackerman -- The Levites and sociocultural change in ancient Judah : insights from Gerhard Lenski's social theory / Stephen L. Cook -- Away from ritual : the prophetic critique / Ronald Hendel -- "They have become women" : Judean diaspora and postcolonial theories of gender and migration / T.M. Lemos -- Text production and destruction in ancient Israel : ritual and political dimensions / Nathaniel B. Levtow -- The function of feasts : an anthropological perspective on Israelite religious festivals / Carol Meyers -- Theorizing violence in Biblical ritual contexts : the case of mourning rites / Saul M. Olyan -- Theories regarding witchcraft accusations and the Hebrew Bible / RĂ¼diger Schmitt -- Ritual theory, ritual texts, and the Priestly-Holiness writings of the Pentateuch / David P. Wright
Note Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, MPublishing, 2013. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet
Series Resources for biblical study ; no. 71
ACLS Humanities E-Book
Alternate Author Olyan, Saul M
American Council of Learned Societies

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