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Title Sinning in the Hebrew Bible : how the worst stories speak for its truth / Alan F. Segal.
Publisher New York : Columbia University Press
Creation Date c2012
Content Introduction: the Bible and myth -- The matriarch in peril -- The golden calf: a lesson in chronology -- A historical tragedy: the short-lived Deuteronomic reform -- The concubine of the Levite: a complete horror -- The horror of human sacrifice: sex, intermarriage, and proper descent -- Ways of a man with a woman -- No peace in the royal family -- Conclusion: synoptic sinning.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-274) and index.
Format 286 pages
23 cm.
Language English
Identifier ISBN9780231159272 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN0231159277 (pbk. : alk. paper)
System Number 990033746600205171

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