Perspectives on purity and purification in the Bible: [two sessions on purity and purification in Pentateuchal law held at the 125th anniversary meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature at its 125th annual meeting in Philadelphia, November 2005]

Introduction / Baruch J. Schwatrz and David P. Wright -- The function of the Nazirite's concluding purification offering / Roy E. Gane -- Methodology and ideology in the study of priestly ritual / Jonathan Klawans -- Sin and impurity : atoned and purified? yes! / Jay Sklar -- Priests and pagans...

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Published in:Library of Hebrew bible/Old Testament studies. Old Testament studies
Corporate Author: Society of Biblical Literature
Contributors: Schwartz, Baruch J. (Editor); Shṿarts, Barukh Yaʿaḳov (Other)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: New York, NY [u.a.] T & T Clark International 2008
In:Library of Hebrew bible/Old Testament studies. Old Testament studies
Volumes / Articles:Show volumes/articles.
Series/Journal:Library of Hebrew bible/Old Testament studies. Old Testament studies 474
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Judaism / Purity / Cleaning / Luther Bible
Further subjects:B Conference program 2005 Philadelphia, Pa
B Purity, Ritual Judaism
B Sacrifice Judaism
B Conference program
B Cohanim
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
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Summary:Introduction / Baruch J. Schwatrz and David P. Wright -- The function of the Nazirite's concluding purification offering / Roy E. Gane -- Methodology and ideology in the study of priestly ritual / Jonathan Klawans -- Sin and impurity : atoned and purified? yes! / Jay Sklar -- Priests and pagans : ritual structures, blood, and purification / Frand Gorman -- Jerusalem pure, impure, permitted, prohibited : a study of classification systems in P / Naphtali S. Meshel -- Blood as purificant in priestly Torah : what do we know and how do we know and how do we know it? / William K. Gilders -- Does the priestly purity code (Leviticus 11-15) domesticate women? / David Tabb Stewart -- Dirt, disgust, and demons : body and morality in biblical purity laws / Thomas Kazen
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:0567028321