The Material Culture of the Bible

The Material Culture of the Bible

An Introduction

eBook - 2000
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Scholarly discussions of biblical interpretation often ignore the fact that language and literature form an integral part of a people's culture, that interpretation therefore implies the total cultural system of the relevant literature, and that biblical interpretation consequently implies inter-cultural communication. This book explores the theoretical and practical implications of this observation from a cultural anthropological perspective, looks at recent anthropological studies of ancient Israelite society, supplies practical examples of a cultural interpretation of ancient Hebrew narrati.
Publisher: Sheffield : Sheffield Academic Press, 2000
ISBN: 9780567363404
0567363406
9781283197144
1283197146
1841270989
9781841270982
Characteristics: 1 online resource (348 pages)
Additional Contributors: Carroll, Robert P.

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