The family in life and in death : the family in ancient Israel : sociological and archaeological perspectives / edited by Patricia Dutcher-Walls.
Contributor(s): Dutcher-Walls, PatriciaMaterial type: TextSeries: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies: 504.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies: Publisher: New York ; London : T & T Clark International, c2009Description: xii, 137 p. : plans ; 25 cmISBN: 9780567027573; 0567027570Subject(s): Family -- Palestine -- History | Sociology, Biblical | Palestine -- Social life and customs -- To 70 A.DLOC classification: BS1199.F32 | F36 2009
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The studies collected in this volume were initially presented at various sessions of the Social Sciences and the Interpretation of the Hebrew Scriptures Section of the Society of Biblical Literature. In both 2005 and 2006, this Section sponsored an invited session on the family in ancient Israel in conjunction with the American Schools of Oriental Research. The eighth study was presented at a 2007 session of the same SBL Section. Each piece has been updated and edited for publication.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
The clarity of double vision: seeing the family in sociological and archaeological perspective / Patricia Dutcher-Walls -- The determination of social identity in the story of Ruth / Victor H. Matthews -- Lying and deceit in families: the duping of Isaac and Tamar / Heather A. McKay -- Average families? House size variability in the southern Levantine iron age / Bruce Routledge -- "Home economics 1407" and the Israelite family and their neighbors: an anthropological/archaeological exploration / John S. Holladay, Jr. -- Exodus 12 in light of ancestral cult practices / Naomi Steinberg -- Death, kinship, and community: afterlife and the ideal in Israel / Stephen L. Cook -- From womb to tomb: the Israelite family in death as in life / E. Bloch-Smith.
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