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By Megan Bishop Moore

Although students have for hundreds of years basically been attracted to utilizing the research of historic Israel to provide an explanation for, remove darkness from, and make clear the biblical tale, Megan Bishop Moore and Brad E. Kelle describe how students at the present time search increasingly more to inform the tale of the earlier by itself phrases, drawing from either biblical and extrabiblical resources to light up historical Israel and its pals with out privileging the biblical perspective.

Biblical background and Israel’s prior offers a entire survey of ways examine of the previous testomony and the background of Israel has replaced because the heart of the 20 th century. Moore and Kelle talk about major tendencies in scholarship, hint the improvement of rules because the Nineteen Seventies, and summarize significant students, viewpoints, matters, and developments.

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2. 1. 2. 3. 3. Conclusion 165 4. 1. 2. 1. 2. 3. Extrabiblical Textual Sources 188 5. Interpretive Issues Past, Present, and Future 192 6. Questions for Discussion 198 7. Suggestions for Further Reading 199 5. The Monarchical Period (Part 2): The First Kings and the Beginnings of Permanent Government (the United Monarchy) 200 1. The Bible as the Main Source for the United Monarchy 200 The Philistines 202 2. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Conclusion 218 3. 1. 2. 3. 4. State Formation in Histories of Ancient Israel 228 4.

Summary of Israel's Emergence in the Land in Historical Scholarship from Mid to Late Twentieth Century 112 4. 1. When Can We Start Talking about Israel? 2. Where Did Israel Start? 3. From Where Did the Inhabitants of the New Iron Age Villages Come? 4. What Explains the Settlement of the Highlands? 5. Who Were the Early Israelites? 6. What Explains the Formation of Israel as a Unified Entity? 1. 2. 3. 7. Conclusion 133 5. Interpretive Issues Past, Present, and Future 134 6. Conclusion 141 7. Questions for Discussion 142 8.

Interpretive Issues Past, Present, and Future 388 5. Conclusion: From the "Exilic Era" to the "Neo-Babylonian Period" 393 6. Questions for Discussion 394 7. Suggestions for Further Reading 395 8. The Postexilic or Persian Period 396 i. The Postexilic or Persian Period: Limited Evidence 396 "Postexilic" or "Persian"? 397 2. Reconstructions of the Postexilic or Persian Period Before the i98os 400 Judaism and the Place of the Persian Period in Histories of Ancient Israel 402 Samaritans 405 3. 1. 1.

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