Tradition Kept : The Literature of the Samaritans (Hardcover)

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In this volume, Samaritan experts Anderson and Giles have created an accessible introduction to the sacred literature of the Samaritans. The book features fresh translations of the most important and least available portions of this literature. It includes major historical works, liturgies, theological compositions, and even samplings of Samaritan astronomical and amulet texts. Students and scholars will particularly benefit from a bibliography that provides direction for further research into the corpus of Samaritan sacred texts.
"Tradition Kept "is an effective companion to the authors'' history of the Samaritans, "The Keepers."

Specifications

Publisher Baker Pub Group
Mfg Part# 9780801045486
SKU 219120691
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0801045487
Release Date 12/6/2010
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 6.25L x 1.25T
From the Publisher
Editors Note In this volume, Samaritan experts Anderson and Giles have created an accessible introduction to the sacred literature of the Samaritans. The book features fresh translations of the most important and least available portions of this literature. It includes major historical works, liturgies, theological compositions, and even samplings of Samaritan astronomical and amulet texts. Students and scholars will particularly benefit from a bibliography that provides direction for further research into the corpus of Samaritan sacred texts. Tradition Kept is an effective companion to the authors' history of the Samaritans, The Keepers.
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0432
Publisher Baker Academic
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