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BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE OLD TESTAMENT : cultural, social, and historical.

Publisher: [Place of publication not identified], BAKER Book House, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

A team of world-class scholars covers the full range of Old Testament backgrounds studies in a concise, authoritative, and comprehensive manner.


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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0801097754 9780801097751
OCLC Number: 1024088911
Description: xix, 615 pages ; 27 cm
Contents: ContentsIntroduction Jonathan S. Greer, John W. Hilber, and John H. WaltonPart One: Elements of the DramaI. The Stage: Historical Geography1. Introduction to Historical Geography Paul H. Wright2. Regions and Routes in the Levant Carl G. Rasmussen3. Climate and Environment of the Levant Elizabeth Arnold4. Plants and Animals of the Land of Israel Daniel Fuks and Nimrod MaromII. The Sets and Props: Archaeology5. Introduction to Biblical Archaeology Seymour Gitin6. Archaeology of the Late Bronze Age Joe Uziel7. Archaeology of the Iron Age I Aren M. Maeir8. Archaeology of the Iron Age II Amihai Mazar9. Archaeology of the Neo-Babylonian and Persian Periods Constance E. C. Gane10. Archaeology of the Hellenistic Period Jordan RyanIII. The Scripts: Ancient Near Eastern Literature11. Introduction to Ancient Near Eastern Literature Adam E. Miglio12. Hebrew Inscriptions Judith M. Hadley13. Mesopotamian Literature Dave C. Deuel14. Egyptian Literature Nili Shupak15. Hittite Literature Alice Mouton16. Northwest Semitic Inscriptions Margaret E. Cohen17. Ugaritic Literature William D. Barker18. Early Jewish Literature Ryan StokesIV. The Frames: Ancient Near Eastern Iconography19. Introduction to Ancient Near Eastern Iconography Izak Cornelius20. Egyptian Iconography Laura Wright21. Mesopotamian and Anatolian Iconography Daniel Bodi22. Canaanite/Israelite Iconography Brent A. StrawnPart Two: Acts and Scenes of the DramaV. Acts: Integrated Approaches to Broad Historical Contexts23. The Ancestral Period Richard S. Hess24. The Egyptian Sojourn and the Exodus David A. Falk25. The Settlement Period Pekka Pitkanen26. The United Monarchy Steven M. Ortiz27. The Divided Monarchy: Israel Jens Bruun Kofoed28. The Divided Monarchy: Judah Eric L. Welch29. The Exile and the Exilic Communities Deirdre N. Fulton30. Persian Period Yehud Kenneth A. Ristau31. The Maccabean Revolt and the Hasmonean Kingdom Joel WillittsVI. Scenes: Integrated Approaches to Event-Based Historical Contexts32. Akhenaten and the Amarna Period Mark D. Janzen33. The Late Bronze Age Collapse and the Sea Peoples' Migrations Gregory D. Mumford34. Sheshonq's Levantine Conquest and Biblical History Yigal Levin35. The Battle of Qarqar and Assyrian Aspirations Mark W. Chavalas36. The Mesha Inscription and Relations with Moab and Edom Juan Manuel Tebes37. The Tell Dan Inscription, Jehu's Revolt, and Aramaean Campaigns in Israel and Judah K. Lawson Younger Jr.38. Sennacherib's Invasion of Judah and Neo-Assyrian Expansion Kyle H. Keimer39. Eighth-Century Levantine Earthquakes and Natural Disasters Ryan N. Roberts40. The Battle of Carchemish and Seventh-Century Regional Politics Sara L. Hoffman41. Alexander the Great and Levantine Hellenism D. Brent SandyPart Three: Themes of the DramaVII. God: Integrated Approaches to Themes in Israelite Religion 42. Monotheism in Ancient Israel Matthew J. Lynch43. Biblical Texts Studied in Comparison with Other Ancient Near Eastern Documents John H. Walton44. The Temple in Context John H. Walton45. Priests in the Ancient Near East Gerald Klingbeil46. Worship, Sacrifice, and Festivals in the Ancient Near East Roy E. Gane47. Family Religion in Ancient Israel Andrew R. Davis48. Prophecy, Divination, and Magic in the Ancient Near East John W. Hilber49. Death and Burial in the Iron Age Levant Christopher B. HaysVIII. Family: Integrated Approaches to Themes in Family Networks50. Tribes and Nomads in the Iron Age Levant Thomas D. Petter51. Women in Ancient Israel Carol Meyers52. Family, Children, and Inheritance in the Biblical World Victor H. MatthewsIX. Sustenance: Integrated Approaches to Themes in Economic Contexts53. Seasons, Crops, and Water in the Land of the Bible Oded Borowski54. Trade in the Late Bronze and Iron Age Levant Joshua T. Walton55. Slavery in the World of the Bible Richard E. Averbeck56. The Local Economies of Ancient Israel Peter Altmann57. Metallurgy in the World of the Bible Brady Liss and Thomas E. Levy58. Ancient Technologies of Everyday Life Gloria London59. Food Preparation in the Iron Age Levant Cynthia Shafer-Elliott60. Feasting in the Biblical World Janling Fu61. Music and Dance in the World of the Bible Annie F. CaubetX. Governance: Integrated Approaches to Themes in Social Organization62. Kingship and the State in Ancient Israel Nili S. Fox63. Social Stratification in the Iron Age Levant Avraham Faust64. Law and Legal Systems in Ancient Israel David W. Baker65. Wisdom Traditions in Ancient Israel Paul Overland66. Warfare in the World of the Bible Mark SchwartzIndexes


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