Life in Biblical Israel (Library of Ancient Israel)

  • ISBN-13: 9780664221485
  • Author: ["Philip J. King", "Lawrence E. Stager"]
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication date: 2002-01-16
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 440
  • $29.62
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This special-edition volume of the Library of Ancient Israel, based on the latest research, presents a vivid description of the world of Ancient Israel, covering such topics as domestic life, the means of existence, cultural expression, and religious practices. With over 175 full-color pictures and illustrations, Life in Biblical Israel opens the door to everyday life in biblical Israel for all readers. This volume is perfect for classrooms, coffee tables, and personal use.Volumes in the Library of Ancient Israel draw on multiple disciplines--such as archaeology, anthropology, sociology, linguistics, and literary criticism--to illuminate the everyday realities and social subtleties these ancient cultures experienced. This series employs sophisticated methods resulting in original contributions that depict the reality of the people behind the Hebrew Bible and interprets these insights for a wide variety of readers.

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