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The Mysterious Numbers of the Hebrew Kings

Edwin R Theile

The Mysterious Numbers of the Hebrew Kings

Edwin R Theile

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Edwin R. Thiele (1895-1986) received his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Chicago and his D.D. from Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan. For sixteen years he worked in the editorial department of the Signs of the Times Publishing House in Shanghai, China. Following his time overseas, Dr. Thiele taught for twenty-six years in the Department of Religion at Emmanuel Missionary College in Berrien Springs. From 1963 to 1965 he served as Professor of Antiquity at Andrews University.

- Publisher ^For centuries scholars have puzzled over the problem of Old Testament chronology. One of the most difficult issues has been the synchronization of the reign of the Hebrew kings. The biblical records provide much information about these kings and how they relate to each other. But when all the information is put together it seems contradictory, as early as the third century B.C. attempts were made to correct these seeming errors in the biblical text. Solutions to these difficulties appeard even more remote as scholarship succeeded in determining the exact dates of events in acient Babylon and Assyria, and these dates seemed to be in hopeless conflict with the Bible.^ Dr. Edwin R. Thiele has addressed these issues and solved the problems related to the chronology of the Hebrew kings. By carefully studying the biblical data, he determined the dating methods of the early Hebrew scribes. By following the principles established by these scribes, Dr. Thiele has succeeded in producing a

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About "The Mysterious Numbers of the Hebrew Kings"

Edwin R. Thiele (1895-1986) received his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Chicago and his D.D. from Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan. For sixteen years he worked in the editorial department of the Signs of the Times Publishing House in Shanghai, China. Following his time overseas, Dr. Thiele taught for twenty-six years in the Department of Religion at Emmanuel Missionary College in Berrien Springs. From 1963 to 1965 he served as Professor of Antiquity at Andrews University.
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^For centuries scholars have puzzled over the problem of Old Testament chronology. One of the most difficult issues has been the synchronization of the reign of the Hebrew kings. The biblical records provide much information about these kings and how they relate to each other. But when all the information is put together it seems contradictory, as early as the third century B.C. attempts were made to correct these seeming errors in the biblical text. Solutions to these difficulties appeard even more remote as scholarship succeeded in determining the exact dates of events in acient Babylon and Assyria, and these dates seemed to be in hopeless conflict with the Bible.^ Dr. Edwin R. Thiele has addressed these issues and solved the problems related to the chronology of the Hebrew kings. By carefully studying the biblical data, he determined the dating methods of the early Hebrew scribes. By following the principles established by these scribes, Dr. Thiele has succeeded in producing a
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Meet the Author

Edwin R Theile

Edwin R. Thiele (1895-1986) received his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Chicago and his D.D. from Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan. For sixteen years he worked in the editorial department of the Signs of the Times Publishing House in Shanghai, China. Following his time overseas, Dr. Thiele taught for twenty-six years in the Department of Religion at Emmanuel Missionary College in Berrien Springs. From 1963 to 1965 he served as Professor of Antiquity at Andrews University. A

Table Of Contents

  • Charts, Diagrams, Lists, Dates
  • 1. The Problems Of Old Testament Chronology
  • 2. The Fundamental Principles Of Hebrew Chronology
  • 3. Coregencies And Rival Reigns
  • 4. The Establishment Of An Absolute Date In Hebrew Chronology
  • 5. The Chronology Of Judah And Israel (930-841 B.c.)
  • 6. The Chronology Of Judah And Israel (841-723 B.c.)
  • 7. The Contacts Of Tiglath-pileser Iii With Azariah And Menahem
  • 8. The Siege And Fall Of Samaria
  • 9. The Chronology Of The Kings Of Judah (715-561 B.c.)
  • 10. The Origin Of The Book Of Kings
  • 11. In Conclusio

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  • Catalogue Code 79757
  • Product Code 082543825X
  • EAN 9780825438257
  • Pages 256
  • Department Academic
  • Category Scripture
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Kregel Ministry
  • Publication Date Nov 1994
  • Sales Rank #28306
  • Dimensions 229 x 152 x 14 mm
  • Weight 0.408kg

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