Biblical Mourning

Biblical Mourning : Ritual and Social Dimensions

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A comprehensive analysis of the ritual dimensions of biblical mourning rites, this book also seeks to illuminate mourning's social dimensions through engagement with anthropological discussion of mourning, from Hertz and van Gennep to contemporaries such as Metcalf and Huntington and Bloch and Parry.
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  • Electronic book text | 185 pages
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 1423768086
  • 9781423768081

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"A full and helpful study." --Journal of Theological Studies
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About Saul M Olyan

Saul M. Olyan is Professor of Judaic Studies and Religious Studies at Brown University.
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