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Published: 08 October 2019

232 Pages

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ISBN: 9780190868963


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Reconstructing the Temple

The Royal Rhetoric of Temple Renovation in the Ancient Near East and Israel

Andrew R. Davis

  • Examines the rhetoric surrounding temple renovation in royal literature of the ancient Near East
  • Engages extensively with primary sources from a range of time and cultures
  • Interprets the story of Jeroboam I's placement of calves at Dan and Bethel (1 Kgs 12:25-33) as an account of temple renovation
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