The old testament ‐a Hellenistic book?∗

  title={The old testament ‐a Hellenistic book?∗},
  author={N. P. Lemche},
  journal={Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament},
  • N. P. Lemche
  • Published 1993
  • History
  • Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament
  • Abstract New trends and discoveries have made a general reorientation of Old Testament scholarship necessary. Thus the old notion of an Israelite immigration into Palestine at the beginning of its history has now been substituted by a hew explanation according to which Israel originated among the local population of Palestine. Another change, forced upon the historian is the demise of the kingdom of David and Solomon, which nowadays may be considered a fairy kingdom rather than a historical… CONTINUE READING
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