Item description for Cultural Anthropology and the Old Testament (Guides to Biblical Scholarship Old Testament Series) by Thomas W. Overholt...
Overview In bridging the gap between ancient texts and readers of today, contemporary biblical scholarship uses a variety of methods. One of these methods is drawn from the work of cultural anthropologists. This book shows the usefulness of such an approach to increase our understanding of the society that lies behind Old Testament stories and to shed light on some of the more puzzling features of those stories, such as holy men who heal and resuscitate the dead.
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Studio: Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.37" Width: 5.43" Height: 0.38" Weight: 0.46 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 1996
Publisher Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Series Guides To Biblical Scholarship
ISBN 0800628896 ISBN13 9780800628895
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More About Thomas W. Overholt
Thomas W. Overholt was born in 1935.
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