Politics and Economy of a Centralized Cult
Lecture no. 10 from the course: The World of Biblical Israel
Taught by Professor Cynthia R. Chapman | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
Delve into the intersection of politics and religion in Mesopotamia, from the Sumerian kings to the Egyptian pharaohs. Then consider the political and economic role of the temple. Use a variety of sources to reconstruct Solomon’s temple and its place in ancient Israel’s society.