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The Old Testament in archaeology and history

Author: Jennie R Ebeling; J Edward Wright; Mark Adam Elliott; Paul Virgil McCracken Flesher
Publisher: Waco, Texas : Baylor University Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A century ago it was true that if you wanted to understand the ancient Israelites you had to read the Bible, the Old Testament. Today, if you want to understand the Old Testament, you need to study  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Old Testament in archaeology and history.
Waco, Texas : Baylor University Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2017027764
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennie R Ebeling; J Edward Wright; Mark Adam Elliott; Paul Virgil McCracken Flesher
ISBN: 9781481307390 1481307398 9781481307406 1481307401
OCLC Number: 984635685
Notes: "A century ago it was true that if you wanted to understand the ancient Israelites you had to read the Bible, the Old Testament. Today, if you want to understand the Old Testament, you need to study the history and archaeology of the ancient people of Israel"--Preface.
Description: xxxv, 650 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Archaeology, the Bible, and epigraphy: discovery, techniques, and development. Introduction to the geography and archaeology of the ancient Near East / Gary P. Arbino --
Introduction to the Old Testament and its character as historical evidence / Mark Elliott, Paul V.M. Flesher --
The West's rediscovery of the Holy Land / Victor H. Matthews --
"Bible lands archaeology" and "biblical archaeology" in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries / Rachel Hallote --
A critique of biblical archaeology : history and interpretation / William G. Dever --
Israel before settling in the land. In the beginning, archaeologically speaking : archaeology and the Bronze Ages in Canaan / K.l. Noll --
Archaeology and the Canaanites / Jill Baker --
The book of Genesis and Israel's ancestral traditions / Mark Elliott, J. Edward Wright --
Israel in and out of Egypt / J. Edward Wright, Mark Elliott, Paul V.M. Flesher --
Israel settles in the land of Canaan. Looking for the Israelites : the archaeology of Iron Age I / J.P. Dessel --
Looking for the Israelites : the evidence of the biblical text / Paul V.M. Flesher --
The Philistines during the period of the Judges / Ann E. Killebrew --
The Kingdoms of the people Israel. The united monarchy : David between Saul and Solomon / Baruch Halpern --
Israel : the prosperous Northern Kingdom / Randall W. Younker --
The Southern Kingdom of Judah : surrounded by enemies / Aren M. Maeir --
Daily life in Iron Age Israel and Judah / Jennie Ebeling --
Israel and Judah under Assyria's thumb / J. Edward Wright, Mark Elliott --
The religions of the people Israel and their neighbors / Richard S. Hess --
Judah as a province : from the Babylonians to the Persians. Destruction and exile : Israel and the Babylonian Empire / Bob Becking --
Persia and Yehud / Charles Isbell.
Responsibility: Jennie Ebeling, J. Edward Wright, Mark Elliott, and Paul V.M. Flesher, editors.

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