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This front matter section of the book Dinner at Dan: Biblical and Archaeological Evidence for Sacred Feasts at Iron Age II Tel Dan and Their Significance contains the table of contents, list of figures, list of tables, abbreviations and acknowledgements. The book provides an analysis of the primary biblical texts concerning the cult at Dan in the context of Northern religion, arguing that it is described as an essentially Yahwistic cult that incorporated earlier tribal elements. It describes the archaeological analysis of material and faunal remains from Tel Dan's sacred, suggesting that they represent the remains of Iron II sacred feasts. The chapter also presents a portrait of Danite cult feasts as Yahwistic and traditional events, exploring the significance of some of the details of the feasts in light of the biblical texts.

Keywords: Danite cult feasts; Northern religion; Yahwistic cult



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