Dr Carly Crouch seeks to demonstrate how the methods of the anthropologist can help us understand complex passages in the Hebrew Bible. She takes the Book of Deuteronomy as a test case and looks at how the insights of anthropology can help us see how it deals with ethnic identity, the desire for uniform social practice, and shared mythology.
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