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Author Albertz, Rainer, 1943-

Title Family and household religion in ancient Israel and the Levant [electronic resource] / Rainer Albertz and Rüdiger Schmitt.

Imprint Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 2012.

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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 696 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents ""Contents""; ""List of Figures""; ""Preface""; ""Abbreviations General""; ""Reference Works""; ""Chapter 1 Introduction""; ""1.1.�History of research""; ""1.2.�Interdisciplinary approach and temporal limitations of the subject""; ""1.3.�The structure of the present book""; ""Chapter 2 Methodological Reflections""; ""2.1.�Problems of modern and biblical terminology""; ""2.2.�The problem of living space in domestic buildings""; ""2.3.�Overcoming the discrepancy between the archaeological evidence and the biblical ideal""
""2.4.�Relations between different types of family households and to additional kin""""2.5.�Conclusions for reconstructing the Israelite family and household religion""; ""2.6.�Religious-historical concepts regarding family religion""; ""2.7.�Family and household religion within the religion of Israel""; ""Chapter 3 Elements of Domestic Cult in Ancient Israel""; ""3.1.�Methodology""; ""3.2.�Diagnostic objects and cult patterns""; ""3.3.�Domestic cultic assemblages in Iron Age Judah and Israel""; ""3.4.�Patterns of domestic cult activities in Iron Age Israel and Judah""
""3.5.�Comparative data from sites outside Israel and Judah""""Chapter 4 Typology of Iron Age Cult Places""; ""4.1.�Domestic cult: The house as space for ritual activities (Type IA)""; ""4.2.�Domestic shrines (Type IB)""; ""4.3.�Patterns of cult places outside the domestic realm""; ""4.4.�Conclusions""; ""Chapter 5 Personal Names and Family Religion""; ""5.1.�Introductory questions""; ""5.2.�Religious beliefs expressed in Hebrew personal names""; ""5.3.�Family beliefs related to the conduct of everyday life""; ""5.4.�The deities venerated in family religion""
""5.5.�Iconographic evidence for iconic stamp seals serving personal piety and family religion (R. Schmitt)""""Chapter 6 Rites of Family and Household Religion ""; ""6.1.�Introduction""; ""6.2.�Rites and rituals associated with the cycle of human life""; ""6.3.�Rites, rituals, and observances set by the calendar""; ""6.4.�Occasional rituals""; ""6.5.�Taboos and other observances""; ""6.6.�Family rites and rituals and their significance for the symbolic system of the family""; ""Chapter 7 Care for the Dead in the Context of the Household and Family ""; ""7.1.�Introduction""
""7.2.�Status of the dead""""7.3.�Mourning the dead""; ""7.4.�Burying the dead""; ""7.5.�Feeding the dead and other forms of post-mortem care for the dead""; ""7.6.�Commemorating the dead""; ""7.7.�Interrogating the dead""; ""7.8.�Summary and conclusions: The functions of mortuary rites in the context of family and household religion""; ""Chapter 8 Summary ""; ""8.1.�Research history""; ""8.2.�Methodology""; ""8.3.�Archaeological evidence for domestic religious practices""; ""8.4.�Typology of cult places outside the domestic realm""
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Subject Bible. Old Testament -- Antiquities.
Bible. Old Testament -- Antiquities.
Bible. Old Testament.
Jewish families -- Conduct of life -- History -- To 70 A.D.
Jews -- Social life and customs -- To 70 A.D.
Families -- Biblical teaching.
Families -- Religious aspects -- Judaism -- To 70 A.D.
Families -- Palestine -- History -- To 70 A.D.
Palestine -- Social life and customs -- To 70 A.D.
Chronological Term To 70
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Schmitt, Rüdiger.
Other Form: Print version: Albertz, Rainer, 1943- Family and household religion in ancient Israel and the Levant. Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 2012 9781575062327 (DLC) 2012008049 (OCoLC)779607198
ISBN 9781575066684 (electronic bk.)
1575066688 (electronic bk.)