Leviticus as Literature - Mary Douglas

Leviticus as Literature

This account of Leviticus presents the biblical work as a literary masterpiece. Seen in an anthropological perspective, Leviticus has a mystical structure which plots the book into three parts corresponding to the three parts of the desert tabernacle, which in turn corresponds to Mount Sinai. Les mer
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This account of Leviticus presents the biblical work as a literary masterpiece. Seen in an anthropological perspective, Leviticus has a mystical structure which plots the book into three parts corresponding to the three parts of the desert tabernacle, which in turn corresponds to Mount Sinai.
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Forlag: Oxford University Press
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN: 9780199244195
Format: 22 x 14 cm
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«the great anthropologist Mary Douglas's surprising rereading of a very old text,Leviticus as Literature makes a discarded classic zing with new life.»

Valentine Cunningham, The Independent, 2000
Mary Douglas is also the author of In the Wilderness, the Doctrine of Defilement in the Book of Numbers (1993).