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Violence and personhood in ancient Israel and comparative contexts

Author: T M Lemos
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats

In this compelling work, T. M. Lemos explores the close relationship that existed in ancient Israel between violence and personhood. Lemos argues that physical violence was paramount to the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: T M Lemos
ISBN: 9780191827006 0191827002
OCLC Number: 1037867590
Notes: This edition previously issued in print: 2017.
Description: 1 Online-Ressource
Contents: Abbreviations1: Dogs beneath the Tables of Men: Violence and Personhood in Ancient Israel and Comparative Contexts2: Crushing the Insubmissive: Violence and the Personhood of Foreigners in Ancient Israel and the Ancient Near East3: 'But He Indeed Will Rule Over You': Violence and the Personhood of Women in Ancient Israel4: For He Is Your Property: Violence and the Personhood of Slaves in Ancient Israel5: Visiting the Iniquity of the Father on the Son: Violence and the Personhood of Children in Ancient Israel6: Of Dogs and Men: Violence and Personhood in Ancient Israel and in Contemporary ContextsBibliography
Responsibility: T.M. Lemos.


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Lemos's book is an important contribution to the topic of personhood in ancient Israel and violence in the [ancient Near East]. The blend of anthropological and textual analyses make it a rich Read more...

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