Children In Ancient Israel - Flynn Shawn W. | Libro Oxford University Press 09/2018 - HOEPLI.it


home libri books ebook dvd e film top ten sconti 0 Carrello


Torna Indietro

flynn shawn w. - children in ancient israel

Children in Ancient Israel The Hebrew Bible and Mesopotamia in Comparative Perspective




Disponibilità: Normalmente disponibile in 20 giorni


PREZZO
101,98 €
NICEPRICE
96,88 €
SCONTO
5%



Questo prodotto usufruisce delle SPEDIZIONI GRATIS
selezionando l'opzione Corriere Veloce in fase di ordine.


Pagabile anche con App18 Bonus Cultura e Carta Docenti


Facebook Twitter Aggiungi commento


Spese Gratis

Dettagli

Genere:Libro
Lingua: Inglese
Pubblicazione: 09/2018





Note Editore

Flynn contributes to the emerging field of childhood studies in the Hebrew Bible by isolating stages of a child's life, and through a comparative perspective, studies the place of children in the domestic cult and their relationship to the deity in that cult. The study gathers data relevant to different stages of a child's life from a plethora of Mesopotamian materials (prayers, myths, medical texts, rituals), and uses that data as an interpretive lens for Israelite texts about children at similar stages such as: pre-born children, the birth stage, breast feeding, adoption, slavery, children's death and burial rituals, childhood delinquency. This analysis presses the questions of value and violence, the importance of the domestic cult for expressing the child's value beyond economic value, and how children were valued in cultures with high infant mortality rates. From the earliest stages to the moments when children die, and to the children's responsibilities in the domestic cult later in life, this study demonstrates that a child is uniquely wrapped up in the domestic cult, and in particular, is connected with the deity. The domestic-cultic value of children forms the much broader understanding of children in the ancient world, through which other more problematic representations can be tested. Throughout the study, it becomes apparent that children's value in the domestic cult is an intentional catalyst for the social promotion of YHWHism.




Sommario

1 - The Value of Ancient Children
2 - The Pre-Born Child
3 - Times of Transition and Stability
4 - When Children Die: The Interplay between Value and Violence
5 - Once A Child, Always a Child




Autore

Shawn W. Flynn received a PhD from the University of Toronto (2012) in Ancient Near Eastern studies. His first book was YHWH is King published with Brill in Vetus Testamentum Supplements. He is currently an Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible at St. Joseph's College, University of Alberta, and the Academic Dean of the College.







Altre Informazioni

ISBN:

9780198784210

Condizione: Nuovo
Dimensioni: 223 x 20.6 x 148 mm Ø 428 gr
Formato: Copertina rigida
Pagine Arabe: 236






Utilizziamo i cookie di profilazione, anche di terze parti, per migliorare la navigazione, per fornire servizi e proporti pubblicità in linea con le tue preferenze. Se vuoi saperne di più o negare il consenso a tutti o ad alcuni cookie clicca qui. Chiudendo questo banner o proseguendo nella navigazione acconsenti all’uso dei cookie.

X