Before YHWH at the Entrance of the Tent of Meeting: A Study of Spatial and Conceptual Geography in the Priestly Texts

@inproceedings{Hundley2011BeforeYA,
  title={Before YHWH at the Entrance of the Tent of Meeting: A Study of Spatial and Conceptual Geography in the Priestly Texts},
  author={Michael B. Hundley},
  year={2011}
}
  • Michael B. Hundley
  • Published 2011
  • Philosophy
  • The present article examines the largely neglected Priestly expression דעומ להא חתפ, »the entrance of the tent of meeting«, alongside the often parallel הוהי ינפל, »before YHWH«, in light of architectural theory and ANE architectural analogies. The phrase »the entrance of the tent of meeting« is spatially variable yet conceptually rich. More than simply a specific location in the court, the tent entrance represents the closest a common person may come »before YHWH« to meet with him, at the… CONTINUE READING

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