Israel in the Biblical Period: Institutions, Festivals, Ceremonies, Rituals (2001 Soggin / Bowden), book (English ed.)

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Israel in the Biblical Period: Institutions, Festivals, Ceremonies, Rituals (2001) is the edition of Israele in epoca biblica: istituzioni, feste, cerimonie, rituali (2000 Soggin), book. Translated from the Italian by John Bowden.

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Published in Edinburgh, Scotland: T&T Clark, 2001.

Contents

  • Traditional version of the origins of Israel and monotheism
  • Context: Syria and Canaan at the end of the second millennium BCE
  • Deuteronomistic history
  • State of the question
  • Polytheism in ancient Israel?
  • Santuaries: the Jerusalem temple
  • Monotheism
  • Other relevant elements: the covenant
  • Other relevant elements: the cult and sacrifices
  • Festivals and holy days: passover and the feast of unleavened bread
  • Festivals and holy days: the feast of weeks
  • Festivals and holy days: the great autumn festival
  • Festivals and holy days: Purim and Hanukkah
  • Festivals and holy days: sabbath and the new moon *Festivals and holy days: sabbatical year and the year of jubilee
  • Festivals and holy days: the calendar
  • Middle Judaism between the first millennium BCE and the first millennium CE
  • Judaism after the catastrophe

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