T. M. Lemos

Physical Violence and the Boundaries of Personhood in the Hebrew Bible

Volume 2 () / Issue 4, pp. 500-531 (32)

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This article examines the connection between Israelite conceptions of personhood and physical violence, focusing on the question of who was considered a person in ancient Israel, and argues that violence was often used to shift the status of individuals from that of person to non-person.

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