History, Archaeology and The Bible Forty Years After by Ingrid Hjelm,Thomas L. Thompson

By Ingrid Hjelm,Thomas L. Thompson

In historical past, Archaeology and the Bible 40 Years after "Historicity", Hjelm and Thompson argue ‘crisis’ broke within the Nineteen Seventies, whilst a number of new stories of biblical historical past and archaeology have been released, wondering the historical-critical approach to biblical scholarship. The quandary shaped the discourse of the Copenhagen school’s problem of status positions, which—together with new achievements in archaeological research—demand that the neighborhood historical past of old Israel, Judaea and Palestine be reconsidered in all its aspect. This volume examines the key adjustments that experience taken position in the box of outdated testomony reviews because the floor breaking works of Thomas Thompson and John van Seters in 1974 and 1975 (both republished in 2014). The e-book is split in 3 sections: altering views in religious study, historical past and cult, and beliefs and heritage, providing new articles from the various field’s most sensible students with accomplished dialogue of ancient, archaeological, anthropological, cultural and literary methods to the Hebrew Bible and Palestine’s background. The essays query: "How does biblical heritage relate to the archaeological historical past of Israel and Palestine?" and "Can we view the historical past of the zone independently of a biblical perspective?" by way of the matter from replacement angles and wondering long-held interpretations.


Unafraid to damage new floor, History, Archaeology and the Bible 40 Years after "Historicity" is an essential source to scholars within the box of Biblical and East Mediterranean stories, and somebody with an curiosity within the archaeology, historical past and spiritual improvement in Palestine and the traditional close to East.

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