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In Search of History: Historiography in the Ancient World and the Origins of Biblical History
he genesis of this volume lies in a faculty seminar, "History and Historians of the Ancient Near East," at the University of Toronto during 1974-75. Two contributions to the seminar were published inExpand
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Scribes and Schools: The Canonization of the Hebrew Scriptures
ion, drawing away from a postulated world “out there.” Indeed, the very terms 120 Liverani, Prestige and Interest, 22. 121 Conversely, the less and more scattered the data are, the less able are weExpand
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A History of Ancient Israel and Judah
Discusses the history of Israel during Old Testament times and examines economic and political factors.
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Akhenaten: The Heretic King
Here is a striking portrait of Akhenaten, monotheistic worshiper of the sun and best-known Egyptian king next to Tutankhamen. Various writers have depicted this strange ruler of the fourteenthExpand
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The Pentateuch: A Social-Science Commentary
This overview of the Pentateuch reviews the various historical-critical attempts to read it that arise from notions about the social evolution of Israel's religion and culture. Is the Pentateuch anExpand
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The Biblical Saga of King David
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Deuteronomy and the Hermeneutics of Legal Innovation
Drawing on ancient Near Eastern law and informed by the rich insights of classical and medieval Jewish commentary, Levinson provides an extended study of three key passages in the legal corpus: theExpand
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