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Tracking The tribes of Yahweh [electronic resource] : on the trail of a classic / edited by Roland Boer.

Contributor(s): Boer, Roland, 1961-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 351.Publisher: London ; New York : Sheffield Academic Press, c2002Description: 1 online resource (vi, 205 p.).ISBN: 9780567255716 (electronic bk.); 0567255719 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Gottwald, Norman K. (Norman Karol), 1926- Tribes of Yahweh | Sociology, Biblical | Bible. Old Testament -- Social scientific criticism | Twelve tribes of Israel | Jews -- History -- 1200-953 B.C | Marxist criticism | Gottwald, Norman K | Juifs -- Histoire -- 1200-953 av. J.-C | Douze tribus d'Isra�el | RELIGION -- Biblical Criticism & Interpretation -- Old Testament | Oude Testament | De twaalf stammen van Isra�elGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Tracking The tribes of Yahweh.DDC classification: 221.6/7 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : on re-reading The tribes of Yahweh / Roland Boer -- Specters of tribes : on the "revenance" of a classic / David Jobling -- Norman Gottwald's The tribes of Yahweh in the context of 'second-wave' social-scientific Biblical criticism / Frank S. Frick -- Tribes and tribulations : retheorizing earliest 'Israel' / Carol Myers -- Powerful ideologies, challenging models and lasting changes : continuing the journey of Tribes / Charles E. Carter -- The delicate flower of Biblical sociology / Jacques Berlinerblau -- The politics of debt and the liberation of the scriptures / Itumeleng Mosala -- Tribes in Africa : the impact of Norman Gottwald's The tribes of Yahweh on African Biblical hermeneutics / Gerald West -- Marx, method and Gottwald / Roland Boer -- Political activism and Biblical scholarship : an interview / Norman Gottwald, interviewed by Roland Boer -- Response to contributors / Norman Gottwald.
Summary: Norman Gottwald's monumental The Tribes of Yahweh caused an immediate sensation when first published in 1979, and its influence has continued to be felt, both in the area of biblical politics and in the application of sociological methods to the Hebrew Bible. This book reflects on the impact and the implications of the work after twenty years. The distinguished contributors are David Jobling, Frank Frick, Charles Carter, Carol Meyers, Jacques Berlinerblau, Itumeleng Mosala, Gerald West, Roland Boer and, in a response to contributors as well as an interview with the editor, Norman Gottwald hims.
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"A Continuum imprint."

Includes bibliographical references (p. [186]-201) and indexes.

Introduction : on re-reading The tribes of Yahweh / Roland Boer -- Specters of tribes : on the "revenance" of a classic / David Jobling -- Norman Gottwald's The tribes of Yahweh in the context of 'second-wave' social-scientific Biblical criticism / Frank S. Frick -- Tribes and tribulations : retheorizing earliest 'Israel' / Carol Myers -- Powerful ideologies, challenging models and lasting changes : continuing the journey of Tribes / Charles E. Carter -- The delicate flower of Biblical sociology / Jacques Berlinerblau -- The politics of debt and the liberation of the scriptures / Itumeleng Mosala -- Tribes in Africa : the impact of Norman Gottwald's The tribes of Yahweh on African Biblical hermeneutics / Gerald West -- Marx, method and Gottwald / Roland Boer -- Political activism and Biblical scholarship : an interview / Norman Gottwald, interviewed by Roland Boer -- Response to contributors / Norman Gottwald.

Norman Gottwald's monumental The Tribes of Yahweh caused an immediate sensation when first published in 1979, and its influence has continued to be felt, both in the area of biblical politics and in the application of sociological methods to the Hebrew Bible. This book reflects on the impact and the implications of the work after twenty years. The distinguished contributors are David Jobling, Frank Frick, Charles Carter, Carol Meyers, Jacques Berlinerblau, Itumeleng Mosala, Gerald West, Roland Boer and, in a response to contributors as well as an interview with the editor, Norman Gottwald hims.

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