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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 recognition to how the temple functioned as sacred area. Correlating the archaeological info with biblical depictions of worship, specially the “textual strata” of one Kings 18 and the ebook of Amos, Davis argues that the temple was once the positioning of “official” and relatives faith and that worship on the temple grew to become more and more centralized. Tel Dan's function in assisting reconstruct historical Israelite faith, specially designated spiritual traditions of the northern nation, is usually thought of.

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