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By Bill T. Arnold,Richard S. Hess

The historical past of Israel is a much-debated subject in previous testomony reviews. On one part are minimalists who locate little of old price within the Hebrew Bible. at the different aspect are those that think the biblical textual content is an exact historic 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 substantive background of Israel textbook values the Bible's old contribution with no overlooking serious matters and demanding situations. that includes the most recent scholarship, the booklet introduces scholars to the present country of analysis on matters correct to the examine of historic Israel. The editors and members, all best biblical students and historians, speak about historic proof in a readable demeanour, utilizing either canonical and chronological lenses to discover Israelite history.

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

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