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Author Klingbeil, Gerald A., 1964-

Title Bridging the gap : ritual and ritual texts in the Bible / Gerald A. Klingbeil
Published Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 304 pages) : illustrations
Series Bulletin for biblical research supplements ; 1
Bulletin for biblical research supplements ; 1
Contents Introduction : how it all began -- Culture, religion, and ritual: definitions and interaction -- Ritual from a social-science perspective: looking over the fence -- Ritual and Bible: the genesis of a new discipline -- Biblical ritual in history: periods and perspectives -- Reading ritual: strategies and trigger points -- Structure, order and sequence, space, and time: ritual elements 1 -- Objects, action, participants, and language: ritual elements 2 -- "What does it all mean?": dimensions and functions of ritual -- "Looking over the fence": ritual and other areas of biblical and theological research -- Ritual yesterday, today, and tomorrow, or: some type of a conclusion for a Christian theology -- Appendix: ritual texts in the Pentateuch
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-286) and indexes
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Subject Rites and ceremonies in the Bible.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006103188
ISBN 1575065967 (electronic bk.)
9781575065960 (electronic bk.)