Community, Identity, and Ideology: Social Science Approaches to the Hebrew Bible (Google eBook)

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Charles E. Carter, Charles Edward Carter, Carol L. Meyers
Eisenbrauns, Jan 1, 1996 - Religion - 574 pages
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Contents

The Contributions of the Social Sciences to the Study of the Hebrew Bible
3
Anthropologists Sociologists and the Biblical World
37
Introduction
39
Preliminary Survey
43
Ancient Judaism
65
The Sociological Problem of Judaism
95
The Abominations of Leviticus
119
The Abominable Pig
135
Introduction
289
Charismatic Leadership in the Book of Judges
293
Chiefs in Israel
311
Social Transformation and State Formation following the Decline in Late Bronze Age Trade
335
The Environmental and SocioEconomic Aspects
377
A Reexamination
404
The Problem of CrossCultural Comparison
423
An EthnoArchaeological Approach
448

The Hebrew Conquest of Palestine
152
Domain Assumptions and Societal Models in the Study of PreMonarchic Israel
170
An Introduction
182
Historical Understanding and Understanding the Religion of Israel
201
The Impact of Modern and Social Science Assumptions on the Reconstruction of Israelite History
230
Idealism and Materialism in Weber and Gottwald
258
On the Use of System Theory Macro Theories and Evolutionistic Thinking in Modern Old Testament Research and Biblical Archaeology
273
Case StudiesIsrael and Its Institutions Social Science Perspectives
287
The Subsistence Struggles of Early Israel
471
MaleFemale Balance in Early Israel
489
The Place of Women in the Israelite Cultus
515
Sociological Indicators of Postexilic Judaean Society
537
Index of Authorities
557
Index of Scripture
567
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