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Education in ancient Israel : across the deadening silence

Author: James L Crenshaw
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press, 2007.
Series: Anchor Bible reference library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this new study, distinguished biblical scholar James L. Crenshaw investigates both the pragmatic hows and the philosophical whys of education in ancient Israel and its surroundings. Asking questions as basic as "Who were the teachers and students, and from what segment of Israelite society did they come?" and "How did instructors interest young people in the things they had to say?," Crenshaw considers the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James L Crenshaw
ISBN: 9780300140118 0300140118
OCLC Number: 225449837
Notes: Originally published: New York: Doubleday, 1998.
Description: xi, 305 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Literacy --
Ch. 2. The Contemplative Life --
Ch. 3. Schools in Ancient Israel --
Ch. 4. The Acquisition of Knowledge --
Ch. 5. Resistance to Learning --
Ch. 6. The Missing Voice --
Ch. 7. Language for Intellectual Achievement --
Ch. 8. A Literary Canon --
Ch. 9. Knowledge as Human Discovery and as Divine Gift --
Ch. 10. Probing the Unknown: Knowledge and the Sacred.
Series Title: Anchor Bible reference library.
Responsibility: James L. Crenshaw.

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Investigates both the pragmatic how's and the philosophical why's of education in ancient Israel and its surroundings. This book demonstrates how the practice of teaching and learning was transformed  Read more...

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