A Biblical History of Israel, Second Edition

A Biblical History of Israel, Second Edition

A Biblical History of Israel Second Edition For over a decade A Biblical History of Israel has gathered praise and criticism for its unapologetic approach to reconstructing the historical landscape of ancient Israel through a biblical lens In

  • Title: A Biblical History of Israel, Second Edition
  • Author: Iain W. Provan V. Philips Long Tremper Longman III
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 125
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • For over a decade, A Biblical History of Israel has gathered praise and criticism for its unapologetic approach to reconstructing the historical landscape of ancient Israel through a biblical lens In this much anticipated second edition, the authors reassert that the Old Testament should be taken seriously as a historical document alongside other literary and archaeologicFor over a decade, A Biblical History of Israel has gathered praise and criticism for its unapologetic approach to reconstructing the historical landscape of ancient Israel through a biblical lens In this much anticipated second edition, the authors reassert that the Old Testament should be taken seriously as a historical document alongside other literary and archaeological sources.Significantly revised and updated, A Biblical History of Israel, Second Edition includes the authors direct response to critics In part 1, the authors review scholarly approaches to the historiography of ancient Israel and negate arguments against using the Bible as a primary source In part 2, they outline a history of ancient Israel from 2000 to 400 BCE by integrating both biblical and extrabiblical sources The second edition includes updated archaeological data and new references The text also provides seven maps and fourteen tables as useful references for students.

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    Iain Provan, V. Philips Long, and Tremper Longman, well-respected scholars all, have extensively updated this book for its second edition. Apparently, the first edition raised the dander of the extreme left side of scholarship. There’s even an appendix that you might want to read first called “In Praise of Critical Thought” that addresses the misunderstandings and over-the-top criticisms leveled at the first edition. To my mind, some of these criticisms were so absurd that trying to answer [...]

    “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” Therefore when we decide to ignore our history we lose our sense of identity.  For Christian’s that sense of identity can be found in Christ as part of the family of God.  Now the family of God is the nation of Israel, not physical Israel but spiritual Israel, therefore all Christian must know the history of their family, and the way to do so is by studying the narratives in the Old T [...]

    This book contains a great amount of information regarding Israel and the Old Testament. Tough to read at times, but deep and academic.

    A Biblical History of Israel by Provan, Long & Longman IIIThis is a very good history of Israel from Biblical and scientific perspectives. The first part of the book deals with historiography and why the authors state that K. Whitelam’s contentions that “Biblical history is dead” and “…little evidence exists that this “Israel” is anything other than a literary fiction.” are quite wrong. While the authors do an excellent job supporting their premise that Biblical history is no [...]

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