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The history of ancient Israel

Michael Grant

The history of ancient Israel

by Michael Grant

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMichael Grant.
SeriesHistory of civilisation
The Physical Object
Paginationix,317p.
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14987333M
ISBN 100297787403

HISTORY MATTERS! This motto captures well the sum and substance of John Bright’s textbook. For at least twenty-seven years, A History of Israel was a standard text among mainline theological schools and seminaries across the country. Its influence on previous and present generations of theology students is Size: KB. The land, culture and people of Israel during the Biblical period, especially from the Iron Age to the Persian period. The FREE eBook Israel: An Archaeological Journey allows readers to sift through the archaeology and history of this ancient land and get a view of Biblically-significant sites through an archaeologist’s lens.

The Land of Israel, also known as the Holy Land or Palestine, is the birthplace of the Jewish people, the place where the final form of the Hebrew Bible is thought to have been compiled, and the birthplace of Judaism and contains sites sacred to Judaism, Samaritanism, Christianity, Islam, Druze and the Bahá'í Faith.. The region has come under the sway of . The history of these kings of Israel as well as the kings of Judah is a fascinating tale, especially with Alex Israel’s explanations of the events. Readers will enjoy and learn much from this book. By Israel Drazin | T November 11th, | Book Reviews |.

  Unsurpassed for nearly half a century, and now with a new introduction and appendix by William P. Brown, John Bright's A History of Israel will continue to be a standard for a new generation of students of the Old Testament. This book remains a classic in the literature of theological education/5(2). A Biblical History of Israel by V. Philips Long, Tremper Longman, and Provan Iain W. (Westminster John Knox ) Pbk pages ISBN 4. The History of Ancient Israel by Michael Grant (Scribner ) Hbk pages ISBN Seller Rating: % positive.


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This classic textbook, widely The history of ancient Israel book for over two decades, constructs a history of ancient Israel and Judah through a thorough investigation of epigraphical, archaeological, and biblical sources. Approaching biblical history as history, Miller and Hayes examine the political and economic factors that give context to the Israelite monarchy's actions and the biblical writers' accounts.4/4(15).

Excellent, thorough introduction to the history of ancient Israel that incorporates recent archaeological evidence and scholarship on non-Hebrew Canaanite religions. Michael Grant is a peerless writer on the ancient world. His earlier book on King Herod was superb.4/4(21). This history examines ancient Israel's relations with the great empires which shaped its development, and also the changing internal structure of the state.

Excavations tell part of the tale, but the major source is the Hebrew Bible, which contains much of the world's earliest written history.4/4(21).

The History of Ancient Israel. This is the story of Jewish civilization from its beginnings to the destruction of Jerusalem & its Temple in AD The book deals with Israel's relations with the empires which shaped its development & with the changing internal structure of the Jewish state/5(5).

Ancient Israel is an academic text book about the archaeology of the palastine and modern Israel, and the discoverories made by archaeologists about the history of ancient Israel, canaan and the Israelites/5(9).

The author explores Ancient Israel history from a purely secular point of view. Which is good since the history portrayed in the Bible is put in hard contrast with current Archeological knowledge. Gives a good account of the current state of affairs regarding the hard facts/5.

No one has ever analyzed the Bible as a military history Gabriel provides the first attempt at a continuous historical narrative of the military history of ancient Israel.

He begins with a military analysis of Exodus, an unprecedented and hugely significant contribution to Exodus by: 9. Ancient Israel This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book.

Edit this book: Book Creator Wikitext. Excellent, thorough introduction to the history of ancient Israel that incorporates recent archaeological evidence and scholarship on non-Hebrew Canaanite religions.

Michael Grant is a peerless writer on the ancient world. His earlier book on King Herod was by: The Kingdom of Israel and the Kingdom of Judah were related kingdoms from the Iron Age period of the ancient Kingdom of Israel emerged as an important local power by the 10th century BCE before falling to the Neo-Assyrian Empire in BCE.

Israel's southern neighbor, the Kingdom of Judah, emerged in the 9th or 8th century BCE and later became a client state. Exodus is a book of redemption in which God delivers His people out of bondage and brings them into a special relationship with Himself.

More About the Book of Exodus. Exodus in the Picture Study Bible. Timeline of the Ancient World. Back to the Old Testament. Back to Bible History Online.

The Story of the Bible - Part One - The Old Testament. this book is a ponderous, prodigious scholarly text that examines the chronological history of Israel and Judah from its beginnings in the Iron Age, through the Davidic dynasty, the Omride and Jehudic dynasties, the Assyrian conquest, until the Neo-Babylonian Conquest /5.

Prolegomena to the History of Ancient Israel by Julius Wellhausen Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “Prolegomena to the History of Ancient Israel” as Want to Read/5.

John Bright achieved a staggering and wonderful feat in putting this history of Israel together. `The history of Israel is the history of a people which came into being as a league of tribes united in covenant with Yahweh [but] we begin our story with the migration of Israel's ancestors some centuries earlier ' (from Bright's Forward)Cited by: The Military History of Ancient Israel book.

Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Exactly how did the Israelites cross the dese /5.

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Ancient. The Kingdom of Israel is eventually conquered by the Assyrian empire and its inhabitants dispersed in B.C. Both the Bible and Assyrian histories record this. Later, the Kingdom of Judah is toppled after its revolt as a vassal state against its patron Babylon.

An Archaeological Portrait of Ancient Israel and Judah. Author: William G. Dever; Publisher: SBL Press ISBN: Category: Social Science Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» A handbook for biblical scholars and historians of the Ancient Near East William G. Dever offers a welcome perspective on ancient Israel and Judah that prioritizes the archaeological remains to render history.

The History of Israel in the Psalms Like any nation, the history of the people of Israel is very complex especially because they remained a ‘nation’ in a fixed territory over much of fifteen hundred years in the ancient world (from approximately BC until 70 AD).Author: Tom Lewellen.

Israel Shahak Jewish History, Jewish Religion The Weight of Three Thousand Years Foreword by Gore Vidal AAARGH Internet Jewish History, Jewish Religion THIS BOOK, although written in English and addressed to people living outside the State of Israel, is, in a way, a continuation of my political activities as an File Size: KB.Recent books on the history of ancient Israel Many books have appeared in the rst years of the third millennium by authors who deal with the history of ancient Israel and are more willing to explore it with the help of archaeology and other historical methods.

In doing so, theyFile Size: 48KB.A history of ancient Israel and Judah User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. With a sense of the importance of geographical detail, thorough knowledge of archaeological research, and a feel for history as "people,'' the authors bring enormous assets to their present task 4/5(2).