Vital to an agrarian community's survival, threshing floors are also depicted in the Hebrew Bible as sites for mourning rites, divination rituals, cultic processions, and sacrifices. Jaime L. Waters examines these sacred functions and the various personnel active in the use and operation of the sites and shows that they were sacred spaces connected to Yahweh, under his control and subject to his power to bless, curse, and save, providing Israel a special ritual access to Yahweh.
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|Size: ||1.2 MB|
|Publisher: ||Fortress Press|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||2370006604198 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|