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Growing Up in Ancient Israel

Children in Material Culture and Biblical Texts
  • By Kristine Henriksen Garroway
$54.49
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Growing Up in Ancient Israel uses a child-centered methodology to investigate the world of children in ancient Israel. Where sources from ancient Israel are lacking, the book turns to cross-cultural materials from the ancient Near East as well as archaeological, anthropological, and ethnographic sources. Acknowledging that childhood is both biologically determined and culturally constructed, the book explores conception, birth, infancy, dangers in childhood, the growing child, dress, play, and death. To bridge the gap between the ancient world and today's world, Kristine Henriksen Garroway introduces examples from contemporary society to illustrate how the Hebrew Bible compares with a Western understanding of children and childhood.

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9780884142959
    • Manufacturer: Soc Of Biblical Literature
    • Author: Kristine Henriksen Garroway
    • ISBN 13: 9780884142959
    • Publication Date: 10/01/2018
    • Format: Hardcover
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