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Beyond the texts : an archaeological portrait of ancient Israel and Judah

Author: William G Dever
Publisher: Atlanta : SBL Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"William G. Dever offers a welcome perspective on ancient Israel and Judah that prioritizes the archaeological remains to render history as it was--not as the biblical writers argue it should have been. Drawing from the most recent archaeological data as interpreted from a nontheological point of view and supplementing that data with biblical material only when it converges with the archaeological record, Dever  Read more...
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Dever, William G.
Beyond the texts.
Atlanta : SBL Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2017033562
(OCoLC)1002693017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William G Dever
ISBN: 9780884142171 0884142175 0884142183 9780884142188
OCLC Number: 1002693192
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 749 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Chapter I: "History from Things": on history and history-writing. Excursus I: a critique of the "European Seminar on Methodology in Israel's History," 1998-2010 --
Chapter II. Prelude: the physical and cultural setting at the end of the Bronze Age --
Chapter III. The emergence of Israel in the light of history. Excursus I: Rainey's Transjordanian Shasu as "Earliest Israel Excursis II: Finkelstein's "Sedentarized Pastoralists" --
Chapter IV. The rise of Territorial States: the 10th Cent Excursus I. C14 dates of Megiddo and Tel Rehov --
Chapter V. The consolidation of the State. The Iron II B Period (9th-8th cent.) --
Chapter VI. Iron IIC: Judah in the 7th Century.
Responsibility: by William G. Dever.

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"William G. Dever offers a welcome perspective on ancient Israel and Judah that prioritizes the archaeological remains to render history as it was--not as the biblical writers argue it should have been. Drawing from the most recent archaeological data as interpreted from a nontheological point of view and supplementing that data with biblical material only when it converges with the archaeological record, Dever analyzes all the evidence at hand to provide a new history of ancient Israel and Judah that is accessible to all interested readers"--

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