Land of our fathers : the roles of ancestor veneration in biblical land claims / Francesca Stavrakopoulou.

By: Stavrakopoulou, Francesca
Material type: TextTextSeries: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies: 473.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies: Publisher: New York : T & T Clark, c2010Description: xviii, 189 p. ; 25 cmISBN: 9780567028815 (hardcover : alk. paper); 056702881X (hardcover : alk. paper)Subject(s): Land tenure -- Biblical teaching | Ancestor worship -- Biblical teaching | Bible. O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etcLOC classification: BS1199.L28 | S73 2010
Contents:
Bones, burials and boundaries -- Abraham at Machpelah -- Moses at the edge -- Contesting Bethel -- Claiming Jerusalem -- The creation of a nation.
Summary: This book argues that ancestor veneration plays important, and hitherto overlooked, socio-religious and ideological roles in various and competing territorial claims as presented in the Hebrew Bible.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [149]-172) and indexes.

This book argues that ancestor veneration plays important, and hitherto overlooked, socio-religious and ideological roles in various and competing territorial claims as presented in the Hebrew Bible.

Bones, burials and boundaries -- Abraham at Machpelah -- Moses at the edge -- Contesting Bethel -- Claiming Jerusalem -- The creation of a nation.

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