Children in Ancient Israel: The Hebrew Bible and Mesopotamia in Comparative Perspective

Children in Ancient Israel: The Hebrew Bible and Mesopotamia in Comparative Perspective

by Shawn W. Flynn

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ISBN-13: 9780198784210
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 11/06/2018
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author



Shawn W. Flynn, Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible at St. Joseph's College, University of Alberta, and the Academic Dean of the College.

Shawn W. Flynn received a PhD from the University of Toronto (2012) in Ancient Near Eastern studies. His first book was YHWH is King published with Brill in Vetus Testamentum Supplements. He is currently an Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible at St. Joseph's College, University of Alberta, and the Academic Dean of the College.

Table of Contents



List of Abbreviations
1. The Value of Ancient Children
2. The Pre-Born Child
3. Times of Transition and Stability
4. When Children Die: The Interplay between Value and Violence
5. Once A Child, Always a Child
Bibliography

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