Biblical Ideas of Nationality: Ancient and Modern

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Eisenbrauns, 2002 - Religion - 269 pages
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In this collection of essays, drawn from more than a decade of study and publication, Steven Grosby investigates ancient texts (biblical and other) from the perspective of philosophical anthropology. His work is pioneering and provocative and points the way to further research on the idea of nationality in ancient times.
 

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Contents

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III
13
IV
52
V
69
VI
92
VII
120
VIII
150
IX
166
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191
XI
213
XII
235
XIII
257
XIV
263
XV
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Page 17 - Zabdi's family come forward man by man, and Achan son of Carmi, son of Zabdi, son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, was selected.
Page 15 - Prophets were divided into the former and latter; the first class comprising the Books of Joshua, Judges, 1 and 2 Samuel, and 1 and 2 Kings ; the last two being each considered as one book. The latter Prophets embraced Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and the twelve minor prophets, (so called from the brevity of their books,) which were reckoned as one book.

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Steve Grosby, is Associate Professor at Clemson University, in the department of Philosophy and Religion. His publications include: Biblical Ideas of Nationality: Ancient and Modern, and the Theory of Objective mind: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Culture.

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