Josiah's Reform and the Dynamics of Defilement: Israelite Rites of Violence and the Making of a Biblical Text by Lauren A. S. Monroe

Josiah's Reform and the Dynamics of Defilement: Israelite Rites of Violence and the Making of a…

byLauren A. S. Monroe

Kobo ebook | June 22, 2011

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Lauren Monroe argues that the use of cultic and ritual language in the account of the Judean King Josiah's reforms in 2 Kings 22-23 is key to understanding the history of the text's composition, and illuminates the essential, interrelated processes of textual growth and identity construction in ancient Israel.

Title:Josiah's Reform and the Dynamics of Defilement: Israelite Rites of Violence and the Making of a…Format:Kobo ebookPublished:June 22, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199913218

ISBN - 13:9780199913213

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