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Anthropology and the OT
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
A approach to research on the Bible that attempts to understand the Old Testament world with reference to the methods and conclusions of the social sciences, especially cultural anthropology and sociology.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Anthropology and the OT
Anthropology and the Old Testament A approach to research on the Bible that attempts to understand the Old Testament world with reference to the methods and conclusions of the social sciences, especially cultural anthropology and sociology.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Anthropology and the OT
ANTHROPOLOGY AND THE OT. As an academic discipline, anthropology is organized differently in different countries. In North America the subject is often called cultural anthropology. It is interested in the comparative study of societies and cultures, seeking to formulate general theories about how culture
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
ANTHROPOLOGY, OT CULTURAL
ANTHROPOLOGY, OT CULTURAL. Also known as social or sociocultural anthropology, cultural anthropology is one of several subfields of the wider discipline of anthropology. It focuses on the cultural and social aspects of contemporary or recent populations. By collecting information about individual populations
ANTHROPOLOGY, OT THEOLOGICAL
ANTHROPOLOGY, OT THEOLOGICAL. A theological anthropology of the OT represents the effort to articulate the biblical conception of the human person, or subject, as expressed in the canonical books of the OT (ʾadham [אַדַם], “human being, humanity”; also ʾenosh [אֵנוֹשׁ], “individual man, human being,