Life in Biblical Israel   -     By: Philip J. King, Lawrence Stager
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Life in Biblical Israel

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Stunning color photographs, graphic illustrations, and lively text offer a vivid description of everyday life in ancient Israel. Based on the most up-to-date research, this magnificent volume covers such topics as domestic and work life, cultural expression, and religious practice. An ideal resource for students, scholars, and interested laypeople. 400 pages, hardcover from Westminster/John Knox.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 400
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Dimensions: 10 X 7 (inches)
ISBN: 0664221483
ISBN-13: 9780664221485
Availability: In Stock
Series: Library of Ancient Israel

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This special-edition volume of the Library of Ancient Israel, based on the latest research, presents a vivid description of the world of Ancient Israel, covering such topics as domestic life, the means of existence, cultural expression, and religious practices. With over 175 full-color pictures and illustrations, Life in Biblical Israel opens the door to everyday life in biblical Israel for all readers. This volume is perfect for classrooms, coffee tables, and personal use.

Volumes in the Library of Ancient Israel draw on multiple disciplines--such as archaeology, anthropology, sociology, linguistics, and literary criticism--to illuminate the everyday realities and social subtleties these ancient cultures experienced. This series employs sophisticated methods resulting in original contributions that depict the reality of the people behind the Hebrew Bible and interprets these insights for a wide variety of readers.

Author Bio

Philip J. King is Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. He is a former president of the American Schools of Oriental Research, the Society of Biblical Literature, and the Catholic Biblical Association of America. Lawrence E. Stager is Dorot Professor of the Archaeology of Israel at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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