A vexing irony inhabits the Book of Deuteronomy. On the one hand, the book makes exclusive worship at a single site chosen by Israel’s God Yahweh the defining criterion of community faithfulness. On the other hand, the book fails to identify the sanctuary’s location. The quest to resolve this conundrum has directed scholarly attention to […]
Sites and Places
Could Mt. Ebal Be Deuteronomy’s “Place of the Name”?
May 2015 By Sandra Richter