Music in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2011 - Music - 271 pages
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A full-length study of music among the ancient Israelites, the ancient Jews and the early Christians in the Mediterranean lands during the period from 1000 BCE to 400 CE. The author considers the physical, religious and social setting of the music, and how the music was performed.
 

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Contents

Background
1
Music at the Tabernacle and the First Temple
33
Music at the Second Temple 1
61
Music at the Second Temple 2
89
Music in Ancient Judaism Elsewhere than at the Temple 1 In Religious Devotion and Worship
117
Music in Ancient Judaism Elsewhere than at the Temple 2 Outside Religious Devotion and Worship
135
Music in Early Christianity 1 The First to the Early Third Centuries
167
Music in Early Christianity 2 The Later Third and the Fourth Centuries
189
Relationships and Influences
223
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John Arthur Smith is a full-time church musician in the Church of Norway and an independent scholar.

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