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The Social Life of the Hebrews (Routledge Revivals)

ISBN 9780415681803
Published September 28, 2012 by Routledge
266 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1901, this study of the social life of the Hebrews considers both the time of the judges and the time of the monarchy. Written in a popularly scientific style, designed to appeal to students of ancient Middle East and biblical history as well as the general reader, this work details the social life and and history of allied Semitic races, covering the period of time from the settlement of Canaan to the break up of the Northern Kingdom in 722 BC.

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Time of the Judges  1. Introduction  2. The Environment  3. The Clan  4. The Family  5. The Social Significance of Sacrifice  6. The Influence of Individuals  7. Industry, Trade and Travel  8. Characteristic Stories  9. The Religion of the People  10. The Rise of Nationalism  Part 2: The Time of the Monarchy  11. Literary Sources for the Period  12. The Changed Environment  13. The Passing of the Clan  14. The Family and the Home  15. Village and City Life  16. The Industrial Life  17. Warfare   18. Literature and Education  19. Manners and Morals  20. Laws and their Infringement  21. Sickness and Death  22. The Purification of Yahwism  23. The Conclusion

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