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What did the biblical writers know, and when did they know it? : what archaeology can tell us about the reality of ancient Israel

Author: William G Dever
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Eerdmans Pub. Co., ©2001.
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"In this book noted Syro-Palestinian archaeologist William G. Dever attacks the minimalist position head-on, showing how modern archaeology brilliantly illuminates both life in ancient Palestine and the sacred scriptures as we have them today. Assembling a wealth of archaeological evidence, Dever builds the clearest, most, complete case yet for the existence of a real Israel during the Iron Age of ancient Palestine  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Dever, William G.
What did the biblical writers know, and when did they know it?
Grand Rapids, Mich. : Eerdmans Pub. Co., ©2001
(OCoLC)606566913
Online version:
Dever, William G.
What did the biblical writers know, and when did they know it?
Grand Rapids, Mich. : Eerdmans Pub. Co., ©2001
(OCoLC)607925892
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William G Dever
ISBN: 0802847943 9780802847942 080282126X 9780802821263
OCLC Number: 45487499
Description: xiii, 313 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Bible as history, literature, and theology --
Current school of revisionists and their nonhistories of Ancient Israel --
What archaeology is and what it can contribute to Biblical studies --
Getting at the "History behind the history": what convergences between texts and artifacts tell us about the Israelite origins and the rise of the State --
Daily life in Israel in the time of the divided monarchy --
What is left of the history of Ancient Israel, and why should it matter to anyone anymore?
Responsibility: William G. Dever.

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"In this book noted Syro-Palestinian archaeologist William G. Dever attacks the minimalist position head-on, showing how modern archaeology brilliantly illuminates both life in ancient Palestine and the sacred scriptures as we have them today. Assembling a wealth of archaeological evidence, Dever builds the clearest, most, complete case yet for the existence of a real Israel during the Iron Age of ancient Palestine (1200-600 B.C.)."--Jacket.

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David Noel Freedman-Dever is one of the very best archaeologists of the Near East, and everything he writes needs to be taken with the utmost seriousness. . . . Required reading.- Library Read more...

 
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