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The Creation of History in Ancient Israel

Marc Zvi Brettler
The Creation of History in Ancient Israel

The Creation of History in Ancient Israel

Marc Zvi Brettler

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Much of the Hebrew Bible narrates what it claims to be the history of Israel. However, a close reading of the biblical text in conjunction with other literary and archaeological evidence indicates that the "history" provided by the Hebrew Bible is frequently inaccurate or untrue. br br Marc Zvi Brettler explores ways of reading the biblical texts if they are not read as history. Through in-depth analysis of texts from the Book of Chronicles, Genesis, Deuteronomy, Judges and Samuel, Brettler shows how the biblical historians were influenced by four key factors: typology, interpretation of earlier texts, satire and ideology. br br b /b b i The Creation of History in Ancient Israel /i /b demonstrates how the historian, by taking account of this model of history writing, can start to piece together the history of ancient Israel using the Hebrew Bible as a source.

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Much of the Hebrew Bible narrates what it claims to be the history of Israel. However, a close reading of the biblical text in conjunction with other literary and archaeological evidence indicates that the "history" provided by the Hebrew Bible is frequently inaccurate or untrue. br br Marc Zvi Brettler explores ways of reading the biblical texts if they are not read as history. Through in-depth analysis of texts from the Book of Chronicles, Genesis, Deuteronomy, Judges and Samuel, Brettler shows how the biblical historians were influenced by four key factors: typology, interpretation of earlier texts, satire and ideology. br br b /b b i The Creation of History in Ancient Israel /i /b demonstrates how the historian, by taking account of this model of history writing, can start to piece together the history of ancient Israel using the Hebrew Bible as a source.
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Marc Zvi Brettler

Marc Brettler is Dora Golding Professor of Biblical Literature and chair of the Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies at Brandeis University. His main areas of research are religious metaphors and the Bible, biblical historical texts, and women and the Bible. He is the author of severalýbooks and co-editor of The Jewish Study Bible.ý

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  • Catalogue Code 117115
  • Product Code 0415118603
  • EAN 9780415118606
  • Pages 272
  • Department Academic
  • Category Scripture
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Routledge
  • Publication Date Oct 1995
  • Dimensions 235 x 159 x 16 mm
  • Weight 0.522kg

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