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Maps and meaning [electronic resource] : Levitical models for contemporary care / Nancy H. Wiener and Jo Hirschmann.

Wiener, Nancy H., (author.). Hirschmann, Jo., (author.). Project Muse, (distributor.). Project Muse. (Added Author).
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Subject: Bible. Old Testament.
Bible > History.

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  • ISBN: 9781451487541
  • ISBN: 1451487541
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 PDF (xii, 283 pages))
  • Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland : Project Muse, 2014.

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General Note: Issued as part of UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-234) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword -- Introduction -- 1. "Alert and oriented" in the Hebrew Bible and contemporary life -- 2. Mapping human communities -- 3. The levitical priest as a guide for the way -- 4. Empathy, overload, and the ash heap: The unmoored caregiver -- 5. Outside the camp: patients and their loved ones -- 6. The war camp and the returning warrior -- 7. The priest, prophet, and pastor in each of Us -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index of Subjects -- Index of Authors -- Index of Biblical and Rabbinic sources.
Restrictions on Access Note: Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary: Maps and meaning is relevant to those looking for a fresh perspective on biblical narratives related to the role of the priest, patients, soldiers, and others who spend time "outside the camp." The authors consider the geographical, interpersonal, temporal, and spiritual transitions individuals experience when they move "in" and "out of the camp" and the impact their time outside the camp has on family and community. The authors propose a societal approach that embraces the inevitability of life's ebbs and flow and that draws maps to facilitate these journeys.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
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