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Sacred Time, Sacred Place

Archaeology and the Religion of Israel

Edited by Barry M. Gittlen

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Sacred Time, Sacred Place

Archaeology and the Religion of Israel

Edited by Barry M. Gittlen

Thirteen essays from an ASOR symposium on the relationship among archaeology, text and our understanding of ancient Israelite religion. Contributors include: J. Z. Smith, W. G. Dever, Z. Zevit, K. van der Toorn, J. M. Sasson, E. Bloch-Smith, S. Gitin, B. A. Levine, W. T. Pitard, T. J. Lewis, and B. M. Gittlen.

 

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Thirteen essays from an ASOR symposium on the relationship among archaeology, text and our understanding of ancient Israelite religion. Contributors include: J. Z. Smith, W. G. Dever, Z. Zevit, K. van der Toorn, J. M. Sasson, E. Bloch-Smith, S. Gitin, B. A. Levine, W. T. Pitard, T. J. Lewis, and B. M. Gittlen.

Archaeology and the Religion of Israel by B. M. Gittlen

Religion Up and Down, Out and In by J. Z. Smith

Theology, Philology and Archaeology: In the Pursuit of Ancient Israelite Religion by W. G. Dever

Philology and Archaeology: Imagining New Questions, Begetting New Ideas by Z. Zevit

Israelite Figurines: A View from the Texts by K. van der Toorn

On the Use of Images in Israel and the ANE by J. M. Sasson

Preamble to a Temple Tour by Z. Zevit

Solomon’s Temple: The Politics of Ritual Space by E. Bloch-Smith

The Four-Horned Altar and Sacred Space: An Archaeological Perspective by S. Gitin

Ritual as Symbol: Modes of Sacrifice in Israelite Religion by B. A. Levine

Death in the Life of Israel by E. Bloch-Smith

Tombs and Offerings: Archaeological Data and Comparative Methodology in the Study of Death in Israel by W. T. Pitard

How Far Can Texts Take Us? Evaluating Textual Sources for Reconstructing Ancient Israelite Beliefs about the Dead by T. J. Lewis

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