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T&T Clark Handbook of Food in the Hebrew Bible and Ancient Israel
Language: en
Pages: 640
Authors: Janling Fu, Cynthia Shafer-Elliott, Carol Meyers
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-04 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Food and feasting are key themes in the Hebrew Bible and the culture it represents. The contributors to this handbook draw on a multitude of disciplines to offer an overview of food in the Hebrew Bible and ancient Israel. Archaeological materials from biblical lands, along with the recent interest in
Religions of the Ancient World
Language: en
Pages: 697
Authors: Sarah Iles Johnston
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-11-30 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

Presents the beliefs, cults, gods, and ritual practices that developed in Mediterranean region countries such as Egypt, Anatolia, Mesopotamia, Iran, Greece, and Rome from the the third millenium B.C. up to the fourth century A.D.
The Early History of God
Language: en
Pages: 243
Authors: Mark S. Smith
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-08-03 - Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

There is still much disagreement over the origins and development of Israelite religion. Mark Smith sets himself the task of reconstructing the cult of Yahweh, the most important deity in Israel's early religion, and tracing the transformation of that deity into the sole god - the development of monotheism.
Jewish Views of the Afterlife
Language: en
Pages: 528
Authors: Simcha Paull Raphael
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-15 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

In the third edition of Jewish Views of the Afterlife, Rabbi Simcha Paull Raphael walks readers through the Jewish tradition of the afterlife while providing insights into spiritual care with dying and grieving individuals and families.
Israelite Religions
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Richard S. Hess
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-10-15 - Publisher: Baker Academic

Archaeological excavation in the Holy Land has exploded with the resurgence of interest in the historical roots of the biblical Israelites. Israelite Religions offers Bible students and interested lay leaders a survey of the major issues and approaches that constitute the study of ancient Israelite religion. Unique among other books