Religions of Ancient Israel by Z. Zevit
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Religions of Ancient Israel
By Z. Zevit

The Religions of Ancient Israel

A Synthesis of Parallactic Approaches

By (author) See other recent books by Z. Zevit
Format: Hardback

Normal Price: $300.00
Your Price: $270.00 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $30.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $13.50 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply, Not for Xmas



Religions of Ancient Israel by Z. Zevit

Book Description

A far-reaching interdisciplinary investigation into the religion of ancient Israel. The author draws on textual readings, archaeological and historical data and epigraphy to determine what is known about the Israelite religions during the Iron Age (1200-586 BCE). The evidence is synthesized within the structure of an Israelite worldview and ethos involving kin, tribes, land, traditional ways and places of worship, and a national deity. This interpretive matrix has originated through insights, ideas, and models developed in the academic study of religion and history within the context of the humanities. The author shows how much of the Psalter was composed in praise of deities other than Yahweh. Through his book, the author encourages dialogue and co-operative study between all ancient historians and archaeologists, but particularly between Iron Age archaeologists and biblical scholars. The work challenges many conclusions of previous scholarship about the nature of the Israelites' religion.

Buy Religions of Ancient Israel book by Z. Zevit from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780826447289
ISBN-10: 0826447287
Format: Hardback
(252mm x 194mm x 44mm)
Pages: 640
Imprint: Frances Pinter Publishers Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 20-Sep-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...


Books By Author Z. Zevit

Religions of Ancient Israel by Z. Zevit Religions of Ancient Israel, Paperback (May 2003)

The author draws on textual readings, archaeological and historical data, and epigraphy to determine what may be known about the Israelite religions during the Iron Age (1200 - 586 BCE). The evidence is synthesized within the structure of an Israelite worldview and ethos.

» View all books by Z. Zevit

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Religions of Ancient Israel book by Z. Zevit and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Z. Zevit

Ziony Zevit is Distinguished Professor of Bible Northwest Semitic Languages at the American Jewish University, USA. He has published numerous works including Solving Riddles and the Anterior Construction in Classical Hebrew. The editor of Hebrew Studies, he is also on the editorial board of The Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Z. Zevit close
Religions of Ancient Israel by Z. Zevit
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close