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A biblical history of Israel
In this much-anticipated textbook, three respected biblical scholars have written a history of ancient Israel that takes the biblical text seriously as an historical document. While also consideringExpand
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Using the Concept of Ethnicity in Defining Philistine Identity in the Iron Age
ABSTRACT Normally the discussion about Philistine identity vis-à-vis Isra-elite identity moves on a macro basis: On one side the Philistines, and on the other the Israelites. Little attention hasExpand
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Clio is also among the muses
Abstract A review article of Keith W. Whitelam, The Invention of Ancient Israel (London 1996). Whitelam is praised for the courage demonstrated by the appearance of this book, which will probably notExpand
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The Manumission of Slaves, the Fallow Year, the Sabbatical Year, the Jobel Year
Etude d'histoire des traditions des lois concernant la liberation des esclaves israelites, l'annee de jachere, l'annee sabbatique et le Jubile. Les deux amnisties que mentionne l'A. T. (Jr 34, 8-20|Expand
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Ideology and the history of ancient Israel
An answer to the recent criticism of Ian Provan and James Barr of the position of the so-called ''revisionists'' among Old Testament scholars. Provan - as well as Barr - accuses the revisionists forExpand
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The Old Testament between Theology and History: A Critical Survey
From its inception at the time of the Enlightenment until the mid-twentieth century, the historical-critical method constituted the dominant paradigm in Old Testament studies. In this magisterialExpand
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Is it still possible to write a History of Ancient Israel
Abstract In this paper three examples of historical information in the OT are discussed: 1) the building of Pithom and Ramses in Exod 1,11; 2) the Ben‐jaminite conquest traditions, and 3) theExpand
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