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By Andrew R. Davis

This paintings offers intimately an outline of archaeological info from the Iron II temple complicated at Tel Dan in northern Israel. Davis analyzes the archaeological is still from the 9th and 8th centuries, paying shut awareness to how the temple functioned as sacred house. Correlating the archaeological facts with biblical depictions of worship, in particular the “textual strata” of one Kings 18 and the publication of Amos, Davis argues that the temple used to be the positioning of “official” and kin faith and that worship on the temple grew to become more and more centralized. Tel Dan's function in assisting reconstruct historic Israelite faith, specially targeted spiritual traditions of the northern country, can be thought of.

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