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Imagining biblical worlds [electronic resource] : studies in spatial, social, and historical constructs in honor of James W. Flanagan / edited by David M. Gunn and Paula M. McNutt.

Contributor(s): Flanagan, James W | Gunn, D. M. (David M.) | McNutt, Paula M.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 359.Publisher: London ; New York : Sheffield Academic Press, c2002Description: 1 online resource (viii, 336 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780567189905 (electronic bk.); 0567189902 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible -- Social scientific criticism | Bible -- Critique sociale | RELIGION -- Biblical Reference -- Quotations | Bijbelse archeologie | B�iblia (cr�itica e interpreta�c�ao) | Antigo TestamentoGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Imagining biblical worlds.DDC classification: 220.67 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Critical spatiality and the construction of the ancient world / Jon L. Berquist -- "Fathers of the empty spaces" and "Strangers forever" : social marginality and the construction of space / Paula M. McNutt -- Joshua 22 and the ideology of space / Douglas A. Knight -- Storied space, or, Ben Sira "tells" a temple / Claudia V. Camp -- Space and sects in the Qumran scrolls / Philip R. Davies -- Omitting the omissions : the case for haplography in the transmission of the Biblical texts / David Noel Freedman and Shawna Dolansky Overton -- Embodied typology : modeling the Mosaic tabernacle / Burke O. Long -- Covering David : Michelangelo's David from the Piazza della Signoria to my refrigerator door / David M. Gunn -- Specters of Moses : overtures to Biblical hauntology / Timothy K. Beal -- Rethinking the origins of ancient Israel / Norman K. Gottwald == "Where angels fear to tread ..." : an account of the development of the social-scientific approach to the study of the ancient world / John M. Halligan -- Ritual and social regulation in ancient Israel : the importance of the social context for ritual studies and a case study : the ritual of the red heifer / Frank S. Frick -- Levantine horned altars : an Aegean perspective on the transformation of socio-religious reproduction / Louise A. Hitchcock -- Bronze age agriculture in the Dead Sea basin : the cases of B�ab edh-Dhr�a�, Numeira and Tell Nimrin / David W. McCreery -- Chronology and archives : when does the history of Israel and Judah begin? / Niels Peter Lemche -- The poetics of the history of Israel : shaping Palestinian history / Keith W. Whitelam.
Summary: The essays in this volume address the interface between biblical studies, archaeology, sociology and cultural anthropology, celebrating the pioneering work of James Flanagan. In particular, this collection explores various ways in which the real ancient world is constructed by the modern critical reader with the aid of various theoretical and practical tools. The contributors to this volume have all been involved with Flanagan and his projects during his academic career and the essays carry forward the important interdisciplinary agendas he has encouraged. Part One deals with his recent interes.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [297]-326) and indexes.

Critical spatiality and the construction of the ancient world / Jon L. Berquist -- "Fathers of the empty spaces" and "Strangers forever" : social marginality and the construction of space / Paula M. McNutt -- Joshua 22 and the ideology of space / Douglas A. Knight -- Storied space, or, Ben Sira "tells" a temple / Claudia V. Camp -- Space and sects in the Qumran scrolls / Philip R. Davies -- Omitting the omissions : the case for haplography in the transmission of the Biblical texts / David Noel Freedman and Shawna Dolansky Overton -- Embodied typology : modeling the Mosaic tabernacle / Burke O. Long -- Covering David : Michelangelo's David from the Piazza della Signoria to my refrigerator door / David M. Gunn -- Specters of Moses : overtures to Biblical hauntology / Timothy K. Beal -- Rethinking the origins of ancient Israel / Norman K. Gottwald == "Where angels fear to tread ..." : an account of the development of the social-scientific approach to the study of the ancient world / John M. Halligan -- Ritual and social regulation in ancient Israel : the importance of the social context for ritual studies and a case study : the ritual of the red heifer / Frank S. Frick -- Levantine horned altars : an Aegean perspective on the transformation of socio-religious reproduction / Louise A. Hitchcock -- Bronze age agriculture in the Dead Sea basin : the cases of B�ab edh-Dhr�a�, Numeira and Tell Nimrin / David W. McCreery -- Chronology and archives : when does the history of Israel and Judah begin? / Niels Peter Lemche -- The poetics of the history of Israel : shaping Palestinian history / Keith W. Whitelam.

The essays in this volume address the interface between biblical studies, archaeology, sociology and cultural anthropology, celebrating the pioneering work of James Flanagan. In particular, this collection explores various ways in which the real ancient world is constructed by the modern critical reader with the aid of various theoretical and practical tools. The contributors to this volume have all been involved with Flanagan and his projects during his academic career and the essays carry forward the important interdisciplinary agendas he has encouraged. Part One deals with his recent interes.

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