Item description for A Brief History of Ancient Israel by Victor H. Matthews...
Overview Grounded in the latest archaelogical developments, Matthews's superb new reference provides a cogent and condensed discussion of the ancestral, conquest, settlement, monarchy, exilic, and postexilic periods of ancient Israel. His concise narrative encompasses historical geography, ancient Near Eastern cultural data, and up-to-date research. Charts and insets reinforce main points and events.
Publishers Description Drawing on contemporary archaeological findings, this work presents a concise history of ancient Israel from its pre-historical beginnings to the post-exilic period. He provides a cogent and condensed discussion of events illustrated by charts and insets that make the book approachable. Where appropriate, the book also draws on advances in historical geography, as well as comparative cultural materials from other ancient Near East civilizations.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.9" Width: 5.9" Height: 0.5" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Jul 23, 2009
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 0664224369 ISBN13 9780664224363
Availability 0 units.
More About Victor H. Matthews
Victor H. Matthews (Ph.D., Brandeis University) is professor of religious studies and dean of the College of Humanities and Public Affairs at Missouri State University. He is the author or coauthor of twelve books, including The Social World of Ancient Israel, Old Testament Parallels, and The IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament.
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