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By Douglas A. Knight

From major outdated testomony student Douglas A. Knight comes the newest quantity in WJK's Library of old Israel sequence. utilizing socio-anthropological idea and archaeological facts, Knight argues that whereas the legislation within the Hebrew Bible are inclined to mirror the pursuits of these in strength, the vast majority of historical Israelites—located in villages—developed their very own unwritten prevalent legislation to manage habit and get to the bottom of criminal conflicts of their personal groups. This booklet comprises various examples from village, urban, and cult.

Volumes within the Library of historical Israel draw on a number of disciplines—such as archaeology, anthropology, sociology, linguistics, and literary criticism—to light up the typical realities and social subtleties those old cultures skilled. This sequence employs refined equipment that depict the truth of the folk in the back of the Hebrew Bible and translates those insights for a wide selection of readers.

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