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Olyan, Saul M.

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Works: 20 works in 114 publications in 1 language and 7,041 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Dissertations, Academic 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: BR115.H6, 221.6
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Publications about Saul M Olyan
Publications by Saul M Olyan
Most widely held works by Saul M Olyan
Sexual orientation & human rights in American religious discourse ( file )
6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,750 libraries worldwide
Rites and rank hierarchy in biblical representations of cult by Saul M Olyan( file )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,335 libraries worldwide
"Saul M. Olyan considers the prevalence of polarities in biblical discourse and expounds their significance for the social and religious institutions of ancient Israel. Extant biblical narrative and legal texts reveal a set of socially constructed and culturally privileged binary oppositions, Olyan argues, which instigate and perpetuate hierarchical social relations in ritual settings such as the sanctuary."
Priesthood and cult in ancient Israel by Gary A Anderson( file )
8 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 909 libraries worldwide
During the last decade or so there has been a renewed interest in the study of cult and priesthood. The various individuals who have contributed essays to this volume are of both junior and senior rank and from both Christian and Jewish backgrounds. Certain essays represent the fruitful interchange that is now developing among historians of religion, anthropologists and biblical scholars. Others focus on parallels between aspects of Israelite religion and their counterparts in Canaanite and early Greek contexts. There are also contributions on the literary shape of the priestly law-code
Social theory and the study of Israelite religion essays in retrospect and prospect ( file )
13 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 759 libraries worldwide
Biblical mourning : ritual and social dimensions by Saul M Olyan( Book )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 581 libraries worldwide
A comprehensive analysis of the ritual dimensions of biblical mourning rites, this book also seeks to illuminate mourning's social dimensions through engagement with anthropological discussion of mourning, from Hertz and van Gennep to contemporaries such as Metcalf and Huntington
Household and family religion in antiquity by John P Bodel( Book )
16 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 412 libraries worldwide
"Household and Family Religion in Antiquity is the first book to explore the religious dimensions of the family and the household in ancient Mediterranean and West Asian antiquity." "With an approach that is both contextual and comparative, essays examine domestic and familial religious practices in Egypt, Greece, Rome, Israel, Mesopotamia, Ugarit, Emar, and Philistia. Taking in a range of religious expression, from supplication of a household's patron deities to contact with dead ancestors, Household and Family Religion in Antiquity advances our understanding of a distinct and widespread ancient religions phenomenon."--BOOK JACKET
Asherah and the cult of Yahweh in Israel by Saul M Olyan( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 408 libraries worldwide
Disability in the Hebrew Bible : interpreting mental and physical differences by Saul M Olyan( Book )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
This book is about mental and physical disability in the Hebrew Bible
"A wise and discerning mind" : essays in honor of Burke O. Long ( Book )
7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
A thousand thousands served Him : exegesis and the naming of angels in ancient Judaism by Saul M Olyan( Book )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Social inequality in the world of the text : the significance of ritual and social distinctions in the Hebrew Bible by Saul M Olyan( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
HauptbeschreibungThis volume consists of fifteen of the author's essays, including two that have never been published before. The essays date to the last decade and a half, and all reflect in some manner the author's ongoing interest in literary operations of classification and their social implications, particularly the production of distinctions which create social inequality in the world of the text, and have the potential to generate hierarchical social relationships in contexts where biblical texts might have had an impact on real people. In these essays, the author explores themes such a
"The one who sows bountifully" : essays in honor of Stanley K. Stowers ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Problems in the history of the cult and priesthood in ancient Israel by Saul Mitchell Olyan( Book )
8 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 12 libraries worldwide
The oaths of Amos 8.14 by Saul M Olyan( Article )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Academia Biblica ( Book )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Homosexuality and the Bible ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Panel discussion featuring Dr. Robert Goss, Dr. Deirdre Good, Dr. Saul Olyan, Dr. Ken Stone, and Dr. Dale Martin. The discussion took place during the joint conference of the American Academy of Religion and the Society of Biblical Literature held in Orlando, Florida in November, 1998
Parabiblical texts, part 1 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Rites and rank hierarchy in biblical representations of cult by Saul M Olyan( file )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
In the sight of her lovers : on the interpretation of Nablut in Hos 2,12 by Saul M Olyan( Article )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"A wise and discerning mind" : essays in honour of Burke O. Long ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Mitchell Olyan, Saul
Olyan, Saul Mitchell
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English (113)
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