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There is no archaeological evidence for this size, however, as FS point out.

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To do so, they edited binle first five books of the Hebrew Bible — the Pentateuch or the Torah, attributed to Moses. First published inArchaeologists Israel Finkelstein and Neil Asher Silberman’s fine book will challenge people with an orthodox view of the Bible because, as the archaeological record shows, many of the events recorded in it,did not take place quite as the narrative says.

On the reliability of the Old Testament, p. Israel Finkelstein is a professor of archaeology at Tel Aviv University. He bibpe a contributing editor to Archaeology magazine and the author of The Hidden Scrolls: Challenging the fundamentalist readings of the scriptures and marshaling the latest archaeological evidence to support its new vision of ancient Israel, The Bible Unearthed offers a fascinating and controversial perspective on when and why the Bible was written and why it possesses such great spiritual and emotional power today.

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Price may vary by retailer. The Early History of Unearthev Bible plus archaeology equals a rip-snortin’ romp through centuries of dogma, tradition, and guesstimations writ in stone.


This theory was first articulated by Julius Wellhausen. No trivia or quizzes yet. But for arguments sake I will take his side to say that those who are minimalist say that Israel is a Maximalist.

The rise of nations starts in the Iron Age. There were explanations of place names. I was also interested in the historicity of their stories, and most importantly in learning why the Bible says the things it does from a nonreligious point of view.

The Finkelstin Unearthed is not an overly challenging read. Scholars say the Book of Ifnkelstein was written at this time, and then claimed to be a discovery. He is the co-author, with Neil Silberman, of The Bible Unearthed Free Press, and the author of many field reports and scholarly articles. They dug of cities that were said to be destroyed finkelsteib Joshua. There are remains of once grand cities at MegiddoHazor and Gezerwith archeological evidence showing that they suffered violent destruction.

Pages with related products. Questions of Dating The distinctive Philistine pottery which was closely linked to David’s conquest seems to continue long after David’s death. For Ah-mose it took three years, for Moses 38 years of wandering.

Finkelstein and Silberman do not doubt the historicity of David or Solomon, but they do doubt the exaggerated claims about David and Solomon. Most were pagan hible because they were a tribe of the Canaanites that later separated themselves. The picture of ancient Israel is different today than it was to us even a hundred years ago, and vastly different than the world the Bible portrays.


The Bible Unearthed

This is one of those books that sends you scrambling for the In For anyone even remotely interested in biblical history and archaeology, this is a must-read. Assyrian texts describe the use of camels in caravans in the 7th century.

Showing of reviews. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Tema and Sheba are mentioned in Assyrian records between th centuries BC.

Specifically, it did provide some but insufficient archaeological basis for its claims, and while it did go into fonkelstein meanings of some of the biblical stories, it did not sufficiently explain why these stories existed beyond the basic statement, “people were simply just trying to find meaning to their lives”. Jan 30, Jonathan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Oh, well, the project did not go all that well, but the world inherited the bible. To do this he had his scribes and priests take the mass of folk tales and traditions and formalize them into a national epic to unite the people and to create a single body of religious law centered on the temple at Jerusalem.

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