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Israel : ancient kingdom or late invention?

Author: Daniel I Block; Bryan H Cribb; Gregory S Smith
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : B & H Academic Group, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays responding to the radical claims that Israel and its history actually began following the Babylonian exile, and that the history of Israel we read about in the Bible is a fictionalized account.
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Block, Daniel I.
Israel : Ancient Kingdom or Late Invention?
Nashville : B & H Publishing Group, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel I Block; Bryan H Cribb; Gregory S Smith
ISBN: 9780805449709 0805449701
OCLC Number: 727648762
Notes: " ... the essays represent revised and updated versions of papers delivered at a conference in Louisville in January, 2004"--Page 1.
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 346 pages) : maps
Contents: Israel, Ancient kingdom or late invention? / Daniel I. Block --
The value and limitations of the Bible and archaeology / Alan R. Millard --
Contextual criticism as a framework for biblical interpretation / John M. Monson --
North-West Semitic inscriptions and biblical interpretation / Joel Drinkard --
From Joseph to David : Mari and Israelite pastoral traditions / Daniel E. Fleming --
Major geographical issues in the accounts of the Exodus / James K. Hoffmeier --
Slavery and slave laws in ancient Hatti and Israel / Harry A. Hoffner, Jr. --
Were the Israelites really Canaanites? / Alan R. Millard --
Syria and the Bible : the Luwian connection / Richard S. Hess --
David and Solomon's Jerusalem : do the Bible and archaeology disagree? / Alan R. Millard --
Who were Israel's Transjordanian neighbors and how did they differ? / Gerald L. Mattingly --
Shalmaneser III and Israel / K. Lawson Younger, Jr. --
Did the Israelites really learn their monotheism in Babylon? / Simon J. Sherwin --
Did Persian Zoroastrianism influence Judaism? / Edwin M. Yamauchi --
Interpreting the Bible as an ancient eastern document / John H. Walton.
Responsibility: Daniel I. Block, editor, Brian H. Cribb and Gregory S. Smith, associate editors.

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A collection of essays responding to the radical claims that Israel and its history actually began following the Babylonian exile, and that the history of Israel we read about in the Bible is a fictionalized account.

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