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Jerusalem in Ancient History and Tradition (Journal For The Study Of The Old Testament Supplement Series)

Thomas L Thompson (Ed)

Jerusalem in Ancient History and Tradition (Journal For The Study Of The Old Testament Supplement Series)

Thomas L Thompson (Ed)

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An international team of leading historians, archaeologists and biblical scholars explore fresh perspectives on the history of ancient Jerusalem and its relationship to biblical tradition. Contributors include: Thomas L. Thompson, Michael Prior, Niels Peter Lemche, Margreet Steiner, Sara Mandell, John Strange, Lester Grabbe, Philip Davies, Thomas M. Bolin, Ingrid Hjelm, David Gunn and Keith Whitelam. Book jacket.

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An international team of historians, archaeologists and biblical scholars discuss new perspectives on the archaeology, history and biblical traditions of ancient Jerusalem and examine their ethical, literary, historical and theological relationships. Essays range from a discussion of the Hellenization of Jerusalem in the time of Herod to an examination of its identity and myth on the Internet, while Thomas L. Thompson's informed Introduction queries whether a true history of ancient Jerusalem and Palestine can in fact ever be written.Contributors include: Thomas L. Thompson, Michael Prior, Niels Peter Lemche, Margreet Steiner, Sara Mandell, John Strange, Firas Sawwah, Lester Grabbe, Philip Davies, Thomas M. Bolin, Ingrid Hjelm, David Gunn and Keith Whitelam.


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An international team of leading historians, archaeologists and biblical scholars explore fresh perspectives on the history of ancient Jerusalem and its relationship to biblical tradition. Contributors include: Thomas L. Thompson, Michael Prior, Niels Peter Lemche, Margreet Steiner, Sara Mandell, John Strange, Lester Grabbe, Philip Davies, Thomas M. Bolin, Ingrid Hjelm, David Gunn and Keith Whitelam. Book jacket.
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An international team of historians, archaeologists and biblical scholars discuss new perspectives on the archaeology, history and biblical traditions of ancient Jerusalem and examine their ethical, literary, historical and theological relationships. Essays range from a discussion of the Hellenization of Jerusalem in the time of Herod to an examination of its identity and myth on the Internet, while Thomas L. Thompson's informed Introduction queries whether a true history of ancient Jerusalem and Palestine can in fact ever be written.Contributors include: Thomas L. Thompson, Michael Prior, Niels Peter Lemche, Margreet Steiner, Sara Mandell, John Strange, Firas Sawwah, Lester Grabbe, Philip Davies, Thomas M. Bolin, Ingrid Hjelm, David Gunn and Keith Whitelam.

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Meet the Author

Thomas L Thompson (Ed)

Thomas Thompson is Professor of Old Testament Studies at the University of Copenhagen. ý"From the Trade Paperback edition."

Table Of Contents

  • 1. Thomas L. Thompson, Introduction: Can A History Of Ancient Jerusalem And Palestine Be Written? 2. Michael Prior, A Moral Reading Of The Bible In Jerusalem. 3. Niels Peter Lemche, "house Of David." 4. Margreet Steiner, Expanding Borders: The Development Of Jerusalem In The Iron Age. 5. Sara Mandell, Rome, Syria And The Jerusalem High Priest: The International Bases Of The High Priest's Rule Of The Jerusalem City-sate: 175--63 Bce. 6. John Strange, Herod And Jerusalem - The Hellenization Of An Oriental City. 7. Firas Sawwah, Jerusalem In The Time Of The Kingdom Of Judaea. 8. Lester Grabbe, Ethnic Groups In Jerusalem. 9. Philip Davies, From Zion To Zion: Jerusalem In The Dead Sea Scrolls. 10. Thomas M. Bolin, The Making Of The Holy City: On The Foundations Of Jerusalem In The Hebrew Bible. 11. Ingrid Hjelm, Brothers Fighting Brothers: Jewish And Samaritan Ethnocentrism In Tradition And History. 12. Thomas L. Thompson, Holy War At The Center Of Biblical Theology: Shalom And The Cleansing Of Jerusalem. 13. David Gunn, "next Year In Jerusalem": Bible, Identity, And Myth On The Web. 14. Keith Whitelam, Imagining Jerusalem.
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  • Catalogue Code 221825
  • Product Code 0567083608
  • EAN 9780567083609
  • Pages 328
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Bloomsbury Continuum Publishing Group
  • Publication Date Jul 2004
  • Dimensions 234 x 156 x 17 mm
  • Weight 0.462kg

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