The Historian and the Bible

The Historian and the Bible

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Lester Grabbe is probably the most distinguished, and certainly the most prolific of historians of ancient Judaism, the author of several standard treatments and the founder of the European Seminar on Historical methodology. He has continued to set the bar for Hebrew Bible scholarship. In this collection some thirty of his distinguished colleagues and friends offer their reflections on the practice and theory of history writing, on the current controversies and topics of major interest. This collection provides an opportunity for scholars of high caliber to consider groundbreaking ideas in light of Grabbe's scholarship and influence. This festschrift offers the reader a unique volume of essays to explore and consider the far-reaching influence of Grabbe on the field of Biblical studies as a whole.BIBLICAL. FAIRY-TALE. Mario Liverani An Outsider in Biblical Studies As a historian of the ancient Near East I am an outsider in biblical studies. It is true that ancient Israel was a part of the ancient Near East, but such a peculiar part that theanbsp;...

Title:The Historian and the Bible
Author:Philip R. Davies, Diana Vikander Edelman
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing USA - 2011-04-26


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