Review of Jens Bruun Kofoed,Text and History: Historiography and the Study of the Biblical Text: (Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns, 2005)

@article{Burt2007ReviewOJ,
  title={Review of Jens Bruun Kofoed,Text and History: Historiography and the Study of the Biblical Text: (Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns, 2005)},
  author={Sean Burt},
  journal={The Bible and Critical Theory},
  year={2007},
  volume={3}
}
  • Sean Burt
  • Published 1 October 2007
  • History, Art
  • The Bible and Critical Theory
Few topics in Hebrew Bible scholarship in the past twenty years have engendered more fevered polemic than the question of the Bible’s value for reconstructing ancient history. One can hope that the excesses of this debate are now finally behind us. With this book, a revision of a dissertation submitted to the University of Aarhus in 2002, Jens Bruun Kofoed offers a study that, though argumentative, proceeds with refreshing restraint. Kofoed frames his argument as a critique of scepticism… 
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