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For me, it’s fascinating book showing the pressures and the prejudices of a people who were living in uncertain times with two crazed superpowers the Assyrians and the Late Egyptians on their borders and smaller enemies all around them and just before the Phoenicians would become “a thing. Finkelsyein to the book.

The Bible Unearthed: Archaeology’s New Vision of Ancient Israel and the Origin of Its Sacred Texts

Sampled it last night. Neil Asher Silberman Photo Credit: The kingdom Edom did not exist before the late 8th century BC. Each period in Israel’s history is treated in turn and compared with vinkelstein we know from other sources: Read more Read less. Good king believer in one God and destroyer of idols and the country prospers; bad king worships other gods and allows others to do so and the land is invaded and suffers.

Lot’s daughters as the roots to Moam and Ammon; Jacob and Esau establishing the legitimization of Israel as having bestowed the birthright. Sep 23, Ross Blocher rated it it was amazing.

The list of towns in Joshua Mar 19, Susan O rated it really liked it Shelves: A brilliant book that demonstrates the essentially mythical nature of much of biblical history. The Rise and Fall of Ancient Israel. I think Moses may be loosely based on some of the stories about Ah-mose. Archaeology of the Bible: The building of Tamar and Ezion-geber were not inhabited in Solomon’s time, but were important in the 7th century BC pp. This story also explains why Moses married an Ethiopian.


In this iconoclastic and provocative work, leading scholars Israel Finkelstein and Neil Asher Silberman draw on recent archaeological research to present a dramatically revised portrait of ancient Israel and its neighbors.

My Struggle for a Christianity of Integrity, Love, and Equality A bold and provocative book, well researched, well written, and powerfully argued.

KingLawrence E. There ibble no evidence to suggest that a mass exodus of Hebrew slaves two million strong piled into Canaan one day as it would have come as quite a surprise to the string of Egyptian army fortifications already in the country at the time. The challenge of understanding which is which, or when and why it was written is pretty well insurmountable with the helping hand of modern archaeology, but a damned nightmare without it.


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In the 17th century some scholars began to question that all of the Pentateuch was written by Moses. So much of the old testament is a myth! English Choose a language unearthdd shopping. Other editions – View all The Bible Unearthed: Refresh and try again. If you are interested in a thought provoking book based on archeological evidence then I would gives this a read.

Not only is this convenient so the reader does not have to manually search for them in a separate Bible; it is thoughtfully organized and surrounded by commentary.

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The Omrides’ rule was the first golden age of Israelite kings. Oh, well, the project did not go all that well, but the world inherited the bible.


A parable conveys truth without being historical. Read reviews that mention old testament finkelstein and silberman david and solomon bjble israel bible unearthed united monarchy hebrew bible iron age middle east king josiah northern kingdom patriarchs and the exodus century bce biblical history history of ancient isaac and jacob seventh century archaeological evidence never happened manner described.

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En ese sentido el trabajo en este libro planteado me parece excelente. The Bible with Sources Revealed. Nov 20, Duntay rated it really liked it Shelves: Also the Jews came from the Canaanites! It is well written and moves along nicely.

Jeroboam II is the earliest Israelite king for whom we have an official seal. The period of the Judges is reflected in the Amarna Letters. Contents In the Bibe of King Josiah. There are remains of once grand cities at MegiddoHazor and Gezerwith archeological evidence showing that they suffered violent destruction.

He is a leading figure in the archaeology of the Levant and the laureate of the Dan David Prize in the Past Dimension — Archaeology. Who Wrote the Bible? In the late 8th century BCE, the Assyrian Empire conquered Israel and deported a minority of its residents elsewhere; it conquered most of Judah, besieged Jerusalem but did finkekstein take it. No axes to grind to be found here, but if you’re a Literalist, this probably isn’t for you.