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Families in Ancient Israel

Families in Ancient Israel
  • Author: Leo G. Perdue
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • ISBN: 0664255671
  • Page: 285
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Four respected scholars of the Hebrew Bible and early Judaism provide a clear portrait of the family in ancient Israel. Important theological and ethical implications are made for the family today.

Four respected scholars of the Hebrew Bible and early Judaism provide a clear portrait of the family in ancient Israel. Important theological and ethical implications are made for the family today. The Family, Culture, and Religion series offers informed and responsible analyses of the state of the American family from a religious perspective and provides practical assistance for the family's revitalization.


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