Grounded in the latest archeological developments, Victor Matthews's A Brief History of Ancient Israel presents a concise history of Israel covering the ancestral period, conquest and settlement, the monarchy, and both the exilic and postexilic periods. Using supplemental figures and insets, the author concentrates on providing a cogent and condensed discussion of events. He examines historical ge...
Paperback: 192 pages
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press; 1 edition (October 30, 2002)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.4 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 906653
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Excellent graduate level coverage and analysis. Really puts historical texts in context in light of extra-biblical information or lack thereof. Great tables showing events and key figures in chronological order....
chaeological data, and, where relevant, comparative cultural materials from other ancient Near Eastern civilizations. With an accessible yet high-quality introduction, A Brief History of Ancient Israel will be of immense value to both students of the Old Testament and the scholars who teach them.