Life in Biblical Israel

ISBN-10: 0664221483
ISBN-13: 9780664221485
Edition: 2001
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Book details

List price: $55.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date: 1/1/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 300
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.014
Language: English

Philip J. King is Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. He is a former president of the American Schools of Oriental Research, the Society of Biblical Literature, and the Catholic Biblical Association of America.

Lawrence E. Stager is Dorot Professor of the Archaeology of Israel at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Illustrations
Foreword
Preface
Abbreviations
Chronology of the Levant
Introduction: The Importance of the Everyday Life
The Problem with Texts
The Structure of Israelite Society
The Work of Archaeologists
The Rhythms of Life
Micah and the Levite
A Day in Micah's Household
The Israelite House and Household
Domestic Architecture
Building Materials
Pillared House
Family and Kinship
Kinsman-Redeemer
Father's House
Children
Women
Marriage
Old Age
Crimes and Punishments in the Family Context
Meals for Family and Guests
Hospitality
Furniture
Food Preparation
Daily Meals
Illness and Healing
Hygiene
Threats to Health
Health Consultants
Medical Procedures
Religion and Healing
The Means of Existence
Farming and Animal Husbandry
Physical Geography and Climate
The Agricultural Year
Agricultural Tools
Cultivation and Processing of Edibles
Other Flora
Animal Husbandry
Water Sources
Springs
Wells
Cisterns
Underground Reservoirs
Arts and Crafts
Pottery
Textiles
Tanning
Metallurgy
Travel, Transport, and Trade
Overland Routes
Seafaring
Travel
Transport
Trade
Patrimonial Kingdom
The Royal City
The Acropolis
The Imperial Impact of Assyria on Israelite Architecture
The King's Table
Urban Water Systems
Underground Water Systems
Jerusalem
Warfare, Armies, and Weapons
Weapons of War
Fortifications
Armies
Neo-Assyrian Warfare
Neo-Babylonian Warfare
Culture and the Expressive Life
Dress and Adornments
Clothing
Jewelry and Ornaments
Perfumes
Cosmetics
Grooming
Aromatics
Music, Song, and Dance
Music and Its Functions
Musical Instruments
Dance
Literacy and Schools
Evidence of Writing
Writing Materials
Literacy
Schools
Religious Institutions
Sacred Sites
"High Places"
Temples and Shrines
Ritual Objects
Altars
Cult Stands
Cult Figurines
Votives
Religious Practices
Feasts
Marzeah
Sacrifices and Offerings
"Clean" and "Unclean"
Death, Burial, and Afterlife
Tomb Types and Burial Customs
Mourning
Belief in the Afterlife
Cult of the Dead
Necromancy
Epilogue
Maps
Bibliography
Index of Biblical Passages and Ancient Sources
Index of Modern Authors
Index of Subjects

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