Biblical Narrative and Palestine's History: Changing Perspectives: 2 (BOK)

Thomas L. Thompson

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Modern biblical scholarship's commitment to the historical-critical method in its efforts to write a history of Israel has created the central and unavoidable problem of writing an objective and critical history of Palestine through the biblical literature with the methods of Biblical Archaeology. 'Biblical Narrative and Palestine's History' brings together key essays on historical method and the archaeology and history of Palestine. The essays employ comparative and formalistic techniques to illuminate the allegorical and mythical in Old Testament narrative traditions from Genesis to Nehemiah. In so doing, the volume presents a detailed review of central and radical changes in both our understanding of biblical traditions and the archaeology and history of Palestine. The study offers an analysis of Biblical narrative as rooted in ancient Near Eastern literature since the Bronze Age.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Thomas L. Thompson
Equinox Publishing Ltd
ISBN 9781908049957
Antall sider 352 Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Biblical studies & exegesis, Biblical archaeology