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The Tribes of Yahweh: A Sociology of the Religion of Liberated Israel, 1250-1050 B.C.E.

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A twentieth-anniversary reprint of the landmark book that launched the current explosion of social-scientific studies in the biblical field. It sets forth a cultural-material methodology for reconstructing the origins of ancient Israel and offers the hypothesis that Israel emerged as an indigenous social revolutionary peasant movement. In a new preface, written for this ed ...more
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Published January 1st 1965 by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
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Greg
This is one of those books you have to read to be literate in the history of a discipline, even though it has next to no utility in current scholarship. It is an attempt to write a history of the emergence of ancient Israel in Iron 1A-1B applying Marxist anthropological models, that today are obsolete in the face of further archaeological discoveries. Mendenhall and Gottwald are famous for the "peasant revolt" model of the emergence of ancient Israel, which had its brief glory in the sun, but ha ...more
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