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Ethnicity and Israelite religion : the anthropology of social boundaries in judges

"The purpose of this interdisciplinary work is to examine expressions of differentiation among groups of people named in the stories of the major judges in the book of Judges in order to determineif the narratives depict identity, segregation, and interaction among groups and their representatives in a manner which may beinterpreted appropriately as "ethnic." An anthropological model of ethnicity is proposed which recognizes the combination of two facets, one which emphasizes the essential, traditional, and primordial aspects of group identity and a second which creates, recreates, and accentuates differences and makes claims of ethnic uniqueness within the context of particular circumstances..."

Author(s):  MacKay, Donald Bruce
Format:  Book
Publisher:  National Library of Canada = Bibliothèque nationale du Canada
Publication City:  Ottawa
Date:  [1998]
Source:  Canadian theses = Thèses canadiennes
ISBN:  0612276864