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Worship in ancient Israel

Harold Henry Rowley

Worship in ancient Israel

its forms and meaning

by Harold Henry Rowley

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Published by Fortress Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Worship in the Bible.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Statementby H. H. Rowley.
    SeriesEdward Cadbury lectures, 1965
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM656 .R6 1967
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 307 p.
    Number of Pages307
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5536278M
    LC Control Number67013036

      Question: "Who was Baal?" Answer: Baal was the name of the supreme god worshiped in ancient Canaan and Phoenicia. The practice of Baal worship infiltrated Jewish religious life during the time of the Judges (Judges ), became widespread in Israel during the reign of Ahab (1 Kings ) and also affected Judah (2 Chronicles ). Introduction. Evidence concerning Moloch worship in ancient Israel is found in the legal, as well as in the historical and prophetic literature of the Bible. In the Pentateuch, the laws of the Holiness Code speak about giving or passing children to Moloch (Lev. , –4) and the law in Deuteronomy speaks of "passing [one's] son or daughter through fire" ().

    Keel, Othmar, and Christoph Uehlinger, eds. Gods, Goddesses, and Images of God in Ancient Israel. Translated by Thomas Trapp. Minneapolis: Fortress, E-mail Citation» Another central reference book in a study of this topic. It addresses the issue of religion and worship from an art history perspective with over images from the period. In an engaging style--characteristic of the author, Walter Brueggemann--this Essential Guide describes the leading motifs of ancient Israel’s worship traditions in the Old Testament. The author guides the reader through the themes, central texts, prayers, festivals, and practices of that worship.

    The religious climate of the Kingdom of Israel appears to have followed two major trends. The first, that of worship of Yahweh, and the second that of worship of Baal as detailed in the Hebrew Bible (1 Kings ) and in the Baal cycle discovered at l: Shechem ( BCE), Penuel (–), . Knowledge of the biblical period is mostly from literary references in the Bible and post-biblical sources. Religion and music historian Herbert Lockyer, Jr. writes that "music, both vocal and instrumental, was well cultivated among the Hebrews, the New Testament Christians, and the Christian church through the centuries." He adds that "a look at the Old Testament reveals how God's ancient.


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Worship in Ancient Israel is an expansion of the Edward Cadbury Lectures delivered in the University of Birmingham in The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more.

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The basis of Israel's worship --The vocabulary of worship --The media of worship --The aim and fulfilment of worship. Series Title: Ecumenical studies in worship, no. In an engaging style--characteristic of the author, Walter Brueggemann--this Essential Worship in ancient Israel book describes the leading motifs of ancient Israel’s worship traditions in the Old Testament.

The author guides the reader through the themes, central texts, prayers, festivals, and practices of that : Ebook. The book is divided into five chapters: Orthodox Yahwism in Dialogic Modes; The Gestures of Worship and Sacrifice; The Utterance of YHWH in Worship; The Utterance of Israel in Worship; and Worship: Israel at Play.

The first section is a basic introduction to the history of the study of Israelite worship.5/5(4). This book, located in the series that it is, intends to consider some of the leading motifs of ancient Israel's worship traditions in the Old Testament.

In addition to being an essential guide to this subject, this book is intended to be in the service of current theological and practical issues concerning the worship of the church in its Pages: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Herbert, Arthur Sumner.

Worship in ancient Israel. London: Lutterworth Press, (OCoLC) Document Type. The Practice of Worship. Worship during the patriarchal period was either an expression of praise and thanksgiving prompted by a theophany (the visible or auditory manifestation of God to human beings) or the act of obedience to some divine directive (e.g., Abram "obeying" the command of God to sojourn in Canaan, Gen ).

Often this. Of all the books in the Old Testament, none is more widely loved and quoted than the book of Psalms. Yet it is amazing how very little we know of this literary masterpiece which was, in reality, the hymnbook of ancient Israel.

First, these selections were a collection or an anthology of poems and short discourses set to music. The pantheon of ancient Israel was probably fairly small and it had a high degree of conceptual unity because it was conceptualized in familial terms; the godhead was imagined primarily as a family: father, mother, and children.

Mark Smith has written a lot about this aspect of West Semitic pantheons in his book on the Origins of Monotheism. In his characteristically engaging style, Brueggemann explores the leading motifs of ancient Israel's worship traditions and their practical implications for today's church in its ecumenical character.

Surveying Old Testament themes, central texts, prayers, festivals, and worship practices, he reveals a central emphasis on worship as a covenantal gesture and community utterance in the presence Pages: In an engaging style--characteristic of the author, Walter Brueggemann--this Essential Guide describes the leading motifs of ancient Israel’s worship traditions in the Old Testament.

The author guides the reader through the themes, central texts, prayers, festivals, and practices of that : Abingdon Press. Lord worship in ancient Israel is no different in substance as it is today in modern times. People still seek prosperity and will sacrifice their children for prosperity.

Ancient Worship in Israel—Before the Israelites. Biblical Archaeology Society Staff Ma 5 Comments views Share. A new exhibit of a large treasure trove at Haifa’s National Maritime Museum is offering a glimpse of Canaanite cultic practices that existed when the Israelites arrived in the Holy Land.

The cache. The book of Hosea aptly uses adultery as a metaphor in describing Israel’s problem with idol worship. The Israelites were trapped in a vicious cycle of idol worship, punishment, restoration, then forgiveness, after which they went back to their idols once more.

The Psalms in Israel's Worship - Vol. 1 By Sigmund Mowinckel; D. Ap-Thomas Abingdon Press, Read preview Overview God's Kingdom and God's Son: The Background in Mark's Christology from Concepts of Kingship in the Psalms By Robert D.

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This major work examines the subject of Temple and Worship in biblical Israel, ranging from their ancient Near Eastern and archaeological background, through the Old Testament and Late Second Temple Judaism, and up to the New Testament.

It is the product of an international team of twenty-three noted l attention is paid to such subjects as the ideology of temples and. For all that it borrowed from a broader cultural context, Israel’s worship and its use of the psalms are distinctive because of the distinctiveness attributed to Yahweh as a figure in the psalms.

They situate the memory, life, and hope of Israel (and eventually of the world) as. Yahweh is the name of the state god of the ancient Kingdom of Israel and, later, the Kingdom of Judah. His name is composed of four Hebrew consonants (YHWH, known as the Tetragrammaton) which the prophet Moses is said to have revealed to his people.

As the name of the supreme being was considered too holy to be spoken, the consonants YHWH were used to remind Author: Joshua J.

Mark.With its characterization of Israelite worship as a “dialogic interaction” between God and Israel in which both parties are challenged, redefined, and changed, this work comes across more as a programmatic essay providing a theological foundation for the ecumenical enterprise than it does as an “essential guide” to worship in ancient.