The Creation of History in Ancient Israel by Marc Zvi BrettlerThe Creation of History in Ancient Israel by Marc Zvi Brettler

The Creation of History in Ancient Israel

byMarc Zvi BrettlerEditorMarc Zvi Brettler

Paperback | July 28, 1998

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The Creation of History in Ancient Israeldemonstrates how the historian can start to piece together the history of ancient Israel using the Hebrew Bible as a source.
Title:The Creation of History in Ancient IsraelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.7 inPublished:July 28, 1998Publisher:RoutledgeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415194075

ISBN - 13:9780415194075

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Though the Hebrew Bible claims to be largely a narrative history of Israel, close comparison with other literary and archaeological evidence shows that it is frequently false or inaccurateThough the Hebrew Bible claims to be largely a narrative history of Israel, close comparison with other literary and archaeological evidence shows that it is frequently false or inaccurate. Demonstrating how typology, satire, ideology and textual interpretation have influenced Biblical historians, Marc Zvi Butler explains how readers can make use of the text as an historical source.

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"Readers cannot help but be impressed by Brettler's clear and flowing writing, by the concise way he covers so many difficult issues of biblical scholarship, and by the abundance of critical notes that reflect wide knowledge and deep observation."-"Review of Biblical Literature "Highly recommended to seminary and graduate students, scholars, faculty, and interested general readers."-Choice, November 1996 "A diligent description of biblical history-makers at work."-"Journal of Semitic Studies