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In the wilderness : the doctrine of defilement in the Book of Numbers

Author: Mary Douglas
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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The author argues that far from being "the junk room of the Bible", the Book of Numbers is composed of 12 alternating sections of law and narrative arranged in a ring, with each corresponding to its  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Douglas
ISBN: 9780199245413 019924541X
OCLC Number: 476339540
Description: xxix, 259 s. : illustrations, maps
Responsibility: Mary Douglas

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Review from previous edition There are many illuminating remarks and informative discussions scattered through its pages. * J. W. Rogerson, Times Literary Supplement, 1994 *

 
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