Chapter 8. Household Religion, Family Religion, and Women's Religion in Ancient Israel

  1. John Bodel Professor2 and
  2. Saul M. Olyan PhD Professor3
  1. Susan Ackerman Professor

Published Online: 23 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302974.ch8

Household and Family Religion in Antiquity

Household and Family Religion in Antiquity

How to Cite

Ackerman, S. (2009) Household Religion, Family Religion, and Women's Religion in Ancient Israel, in Household and Family Religion in Antiquity (eds J. Bodel and S. M. Olyan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302974.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Brown University, USA

  2. 3

    Samuel Ungerleider Jr Professor of Judaic Studies, Brown University, USA

Author Information

  1. Preston H. Kelsey Professor of Religion, Dartmouth College, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 16 MAY 2008

Book Series:

  1. The Ancient World: Comparative Histories

Book Series Editors:

  1. Kurt A. Raaflaub

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405175791

Online ISBN: 9781444302974

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Keywords:

  • household religion in ancient Israel;
  • artist's reconstruction - multi-house compounds within typical ancient Israelite village;
  • Levite priest - installed “in house of Micah”;
  • fenestrated offering stand from Ai;
  • Cult Room 340 within tenth-century BCE Building 338 at Megiddo;
  • Hannah described in 1 Samuel 1–2 - integral role in central rites of her family's religion – bringing of family's food and drink offerings to Yhwh's shrine at Shiloh