Tracking "The Tribes of Yahweh": On the Trail of a Classic


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Norman Gottwald's monumental The Tribes of Yahweh caused an immediate sensation when first published in 1979, and its influence has continued to be felt, both in the area of biblical politics and in the application of sociological methods to the Hebrew Bible. This book reflects on the impact and the implications of the work after twenty years. The distinguished contributors are David Jobling, Frank Frick, Charles Carter, Carol Meyers, Jacques Berlinerblau, Itumeleng Mosala, Gerald West, Roland Boer and, in a response to contributors as well as an interview with the editor, Norman Gottwald himself.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826460509
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 12/31/2002
Series: The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies , #351
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Roland Boer is Associate Professor in Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies at Monash University, Australia.

Andrew Mein is Lecturer in Old Testament at the University of Durham, UK.

Claudia V. Camp is Professor of Religion at Texas Christian University, USA and was on the steering committee of the Seminar. She is currently co-general editor of the LHBOTS series, as well as the author or editor of 4 books and numerous articles.

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