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The historical writings : introducing Israel's historical literature

Author: Mark Leuchter; David T Lamb
Publisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, [2016] ©2016
Series: Introducing Israel's scriptures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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History has an inescapable centrality in the Hebrew Bible yet the history of ancient Israel remains hotly contested in contemporary scholarship. The Historical Writings introduces students to the character of the Deuteronomistic History and other historical writings (Ezra, Nehemiah, and 1 and 2 Chronicles); to the different roles history-writing plays throughout the Hebrew Bible; and to the key historical questions  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Leuchter; David T Lamb
ISBN: 9780800699505 0800699505
OCLC Number: 919104222
Description: xx, 585 pages: illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Joshua --
3. Judges --
4. The Book of Samuel (1-2 Samuel) --
5. Kings (1-2 Kings) --
6. Ezra-Nehemiah --
7. Chronicles (1-2 Chronicles).
Series Title: Introducing Israel's scriptures.
Responsibility: Mark A. Leuchter and David T. Lamb.

Abstract:

History has an inescapable centrality in the Hebrew Bible yet the history of ancient Israel remains hotly contested in contemporary scholarship. The Historical Writings introduces students to the character of the Deuteronomistic History and other historical writings (Ezra, Nehemiah, and 1 and 2 Chronicles); to the different roles history-writing plays throughout the Hebrew Bible; and to the key historical questions and methods shaping contemporary scholarly debate, as well as surveying different approaches to the question of history and theology.

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