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By Jonathan S. Greer

In "Dinner at Dan," Jonathan S. Greer offers biblical and archaeological facts for sacred feasting on the Levantine website of Tel Dan from the past due tenth century - mid-8th century BCE. Biblical texts are argued to mirror a Yahwistic and standard spiritual context for those feasts and a clean research of formerly unpublished animal bone, ceramic, and fabric is still from the temple advanced at Tel Dan sheds gentle on sacrificial prescriptions, cultic realia, and pursuits inside of this sacred house. Greer concludes that feasts at Dan have been used by the kings of Northern Israel in the beginning to unify tribal factions and later to enhance particular social constructions as a society strove to include its tribal earlier inside of a monarchic framework.

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