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Archaeology and the religions of Canaan and Israel

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Archaeology and the religions of Canaan and Israel by Nakhai B. Published by American Schools of Oriental Research 2001. Paperback in very good condition.

This book seeks to demonstrate that archaeological data can provide a strong and independent witness to the religious practices of the ancient inhabitants of Syria-Palestine and help to identify the integral part that religion played in the social and political worlds of the Israelites and Canaanites. By applying current anthropological and sociological theory to ancient materials excavated over the past eighty years, the author offers a new way of looking at the archaeological data. Beth Alpert Nakhai summarises and analyses the archaeological remains from all known Middle Bronze Age through Iron Age temples, sanctuaries, and open-air shrines to reveal the ways in which social, economic, and political relationships determined-and were shaped by-forms of religious organisation.

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Author(s):
Nakhai Beth
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23x14x2cm
Edition:
2001 edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
089757057X
ISBN-13:
9780897570572
Number of pages:
262
Publisher:
American Schools of Oriental Research
Title:
Archaeology and the religions of Canaan and Israel

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Archaeology and the religions of Canaan and Israel by Nakhai B. Published by American Schools of Oriental Research 2001. Paperback in very good condition.

This book seeks to demonstrate that archaeological data can provide a strong and independent witness to the religious practices of the ancient inhabitants of Syria-Palestine and help to identify the integral part that religion played in the social and political worlds of the Israelites and Canaanites. By applying current anthropological and sociological theory to ancient materials excavated over the past eighty years, the author offers a new way of looking at the archaeological data. Beth Alpert Nakhai summarises and analyses the archaeological remains from all known Middle Bronze Age through Iron Age temples, sanctuaries, and open-air shrines to reveal the ways in which social, economic, and political relationships determined-and were shaped by-forms of religious organisation.

Author(s):
Nakhai Beth
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23x14x2cm
Edition:
2001 edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
089757057X
ISBN-13:
9780897570572
Number of pages:
262
Publisher:
American Schools of Oriental Research
Title:
Archaeology and the religions of Canaan and Israel

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