Ancient Israel's History: An Introduction to Issues and by Bill T. Arnold,Richard S. Hess PDF

By Bill T. Arnold,Richard S. Hess

The historical past of Israel is a much-debated subject in outdated testomony experiences. On one facet are minimalists who locate little of historic price within the Hebrew Bible. at the different aspect are those that suppose the biblical textual content is an exact ancient list. Many severe scholars of the Bible locate themselves among those positions and would get advantages from a cautious exploration of matters in Israelite history.

This noticeable background of Israel textbook values the Bible's ancient contribution with no overlooking serious matters and demanding situations. that includes the newest scholarship, the booklet introduces scholars to the present kingdom of study on concerns correct to the examine of old Israel. The editors and individuals, all best biblical students and historians, speak about old facts in a readable demeanour, utilizing either canonical and chronological lenses to discover Israelite history.

Illustrative goods, similar to maps and pictures, visually aid the book's content material. Tables and sidebars also are included.

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