By Johnson M. Kimuhu
While many books during this box care for person features or texts of the research of family members legislation, Leviticus: The Priestly legislation and Prohibitions from the point of view of historical close to East and Africa examines largely biblical texts, historic close to japanese textual content, and oral traditions from Africa. hence, 3 varied cultures converge: the area of the Hebrew Bible, the realm of the traditional close to East, and the area of Africa. This quantity examines intimately the background of the improvement of old legislation usually and kin legislation particularly, specifically the legislation when it comes to marriages among shut kinfolk. in addition, Johnson M. Kimuhu appears to be like at prohibitions and taboos in Africa and the issues they pose with reference to the translation and translation of adverse biblical innovations into African languages. In that feel, Kimuhu presents an instance of ways to contextualize or combine African traditions into the examine of biblical Hebrew, and he additionally deals insights into the present debate at the examine of kinship from the perspective of social/cultural anthropology and the Hebrew Bible criminal approach. academics, scholars, and researchers in religious study, historic close to jap reports, African traditions, and social/cultural anthropology will locate this ebook priceless of their quest to appreciate relations legislation, prohibitions, and taboos.