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A history of death in the Hebrew Bible, Matthew J. Suriano

Label
A history of death in the Hebrew Bible
Title
A history of death in the Hebrew Bible
Statement of responsibility
Matthew J. Suriano
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The meaning of the afterlife in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament is studied through the ideals of a good death, beginning with burial customs. This book uses burial remains from Iron Age Judah to shed important light on the images of death found in biblical literature
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Suriano, Matthew J.,
Dewey number
220.8/3069
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Death in the Bible
  • Future life
  • Burial
  • Iron age
  • Palestine
Label
A history of death in the Hebrew Bible, Matthew J. Suriano
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Half title; A History of Death in the Hebrew Bible; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Note on Sources; Archaeological Periodization and Chronology/BCE; Map; Prolegomenon: The Afterlife Embodied; The Problem of Death in the Hebrew Bible; Theories of Mortuary Practice; From an Idealist to a Representationist Approach; Ritual and the Body; Understanding Ancestors; Contemplating Death; Part I: The Archaeology of Death in Iron Age Judah; 1. Death as Transition in Judahite Mortuary Practices; The Judahite Bench Tomb as Ritual Space; The Tomb as Separation
  • The Liminal Space of the TombMarginality and Identity in Judahite Mortuary Practices; Synthesis; 2. The History of the Judahite Bench Tomb; Mortuary Practices in the Iron Age; The First Phase: Iron Age IB to Iron Age IIA; The Second Phase: Iron Age IIB; The Third Phase: Iron Age IIIA; Jerusalem: Iron Age IIB through Iron Age III; Historical Analysis; 3. Writing and the Tomb; The Funerary Inscriptions of the Silwan Necropolis; The Identification of the Dead at Silwan; Shebna's Tomb and the Silwan Necropolis; The Tomb Inscriptions of Khirbet el-Qôm; The Inscriptions of Khirbet Beit Lei Tomb 1
  • Traditions of Joseph and His BonesThe Death of Joseph; The Role of the pāqidu in Mesopotamian Sources; Care for the Dead at Khirbet Beit Lei; Joseph's Bones outside of Genesis; The Death and Desecration of a Queen; The Assassination of Joram and Jezebel; The Destruction of Jezebel's Body; The Implications of a Bad Death; Conclusion; 6. The Tomb and the Identity of the Dead; The Tomb and Identity; The Death and Burial of Matriarchs; Sarah and the Cave of Machpelah; The Death of Rachel; Death and Ideologies of Interment at Bethel; The Man of God from Judah and His Burial in Bethel
  • The Desecration of Bethel's Dead in 2 Kings 23Conclusion; 7. Death, Dying, and the Liminality of Sheol; The Problem of Sheol in the Literary Sources; Sheol in the Psalms; Psalm 16; Psalm 49; Psalm 88; Psalm 116; Conclusion; Epilogue: The Invisible Tomb; Bibliography; Biblical References; Subject Index
Control code
on1001340667
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 296 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190844769
Lccn
2017039300
Note
Oxford University Press
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1001340667
Label
A history of death in the Hebrew Bible, Matthew J. Suriano
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Half title; A History of Death in the Hebrew Bible; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Note on Sources; Archaeological Periodization and Chronology/BCE; Map; Prolegomenon: The Afterlife Embodied; The Problem of Death in the Hebrew Bible; Theories of Mortuary Practice; From an Idealist to a Representationist Approach; Ritual and the Body; Understanding Ancestors; Contemplating Death; Part I: The Archaeology of Death in Iron Age Judah; 1. Death as Transition in Judahite Mortuary Practices; The Judahite Bench Tomb as Ritual Space; The Tomb as Separation
  • The Liminal Space of the TombMarginality and Identity in Judahite Mortuary Practices; Synthesis; 2. The History of the Judahite Bench Tomb; Mortuary Practices in the Iron Age; The First Phase: Iron Age IB to Iron Age IIA; The Second Phase: Iron Age IIB; The Third Phase: Iron Age IIIA; Jerusalem: Iron Age IIB through Iron Age III; Historical Analysis; 3. Writing and the Tomb; The Funerary Inscriptions of the Silwan Necropolis; The Identification of the Dead at Silwan; Shebna's Tomb and the Silwan Necropolis; The Tomb Inscriptions of Khirbet el-Qôm; The Inscriptions of Khirbet Beit Lei Tomb 1
  • Traditions of Joseph and His BonesThe Death of Joseph; The Role of the pāqidu in Mesopotamian Sources; Care for the Dead at Khirbet Beit Lei; Joseph's Bones outside of Genesis; The Death and Desecration of a Queen; The Assassination of Joram and Jezebel; The Destruction of Jezebel's Body; The Implications of a Bad Death; Conclusion; 6. The Tomb and the Identity of the Dead; The Tomb and Identity; The Death and Burial of Matriarchs; Sarah and the Cave of Machpelah; The Death of Rachel; Death and Ideologies of Interment at Bethel; The Man of God from Judah and His Burial in Bethel
  • The Desecration of Bethel's Dead in 2 Kings 23Conclusion; 7. Death, Dying, and the Liminality of Sheol; The Problem of Sheol in the Literary Sources; Sheol in the Psalms; Psalm 16; Psalm 49; Psalm 88; Psalm 116; Conclusion; Epilogue: The Invisible Tomb; Bibliography; Biblical References; Subject Index
Control code
on1001340667
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 296 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190844769
Lccn
2017039300
Note
Oxford University Press
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1001340667

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