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The historian and the Bible [electronic resource] : essays in honour of Lester L. Grabbe / edited by Philip R. Davies and Diana V. Edelman.

Contributor(s): Grabbe, Lester L | Davies, Philip R | Edelman, Diana Vikander, 1954-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies: 530.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies: Publisher: New York : T & T Clark International, c2010Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 238 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780567333520 (electronic bk.); 0567333523 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. Old Testament -- Historiography | Bible. Old Testament -- Evidences, authority, etc | Jews -- History -- To 70 A.D | Judaism -- History -- To 70 A.D | Bible. O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. O.T. -- Evidences, authority, etc | Bible. O.T. -- Historiography | Bible. -- O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. -- O.T. -- Evidences, authority, etc | Bible. -- O.T. -- Historiography | Jews -- History -- To 70 A.D | Judaism -- History -- To 70 A.D | Religion | RELIGION -- Judaism -- Sacred Writings | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old TestamentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Historian and the Bible.DDC classification: 221.9/5092 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
History and memory : some reflections on the "memory debate" in relation to the Hebrew Bible / Hans M. Barstad -- Did a reform like Josiah's happen? / Niels Peter Lemche -- Text and archaeology in a period of great decline : the contribution of the Amarna letters to the debate on the historicity of Nehemiah's wall / Nadav Na�aman -- Secondary sources also deserve to be historically evaluated : the case of the united monarchy / Rainer Albertz -- Reiterative narratives of exile and return : virtual memories of Abraham in the Persian and Hellenistic periods / Thomas L. Thompson -- Hazor in the second half of the tenth century B.C.E. : historiography, archaeology and history / Andr�e Lemaire -- The chronology of the biblical fairy-tale / Mario Liverani -- A contribution to the intellectual history of Yehud : the story of Micaiah and its function within the discourse of Persian-period literati / Ehud Ben Zvi -- Of priests and prophets and interpreting the past : the Egyptian �hm-n�tr and �hry-�hbt and the Judahite n�a�b�i� / Diana V. Edelman -- Welcome home / H.G.M. Williamson -- "Here is a man whose name is �Sema�h" (Zechariah 6:12) / Oded Lipschits -- Drought, hunger, and redistribution : a social economic reading of Nehemiah 5 / Bob Becking -- Footnotes to the rescript of Artaxerxes (Ezra 7:11-26) / Joseph Blenkinsopp -- Aspects of Samaria's religious culture during the early Hellenistic period / Gary N. Knoppers -- Biblical references to Judean settlement in Eretz Israel (and beyond) in the late Persian and early Hellenistic periods / Ernst Axel Knauf -- The Hebrew canon and the origins of Judaism / Philip R. Davies -- What makes a text historical? : assumptions behind the classification of some Dead Sea scrolls / George J. Brooke.
Summary: Grabbe's distinguished colleagues and friends offer their reflections on the practice and theory of history writing, on the current controversies and topics of major interest.
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History and memory : some reflections on the "memory debate" in relation to the Hebrew Bible / Hans M. Barstad -- Did a reform like Josiah's happen? / Niels Peter Lemche -- Text and archaeology in a period of great decline : the contribution of the Amarna letters to the debate on the historicity of Nehemiah's wall / Nadav Na�aman -- Secondary sources also deserve to be historically evaluated : the case of the united monarchy / Rainer Albertz -- Reiterative narratives of exile and return : virtual memories of Abraham in the Persian and Hellenistic periods / Thomas L. Thompson -- Hazor in the second half of the tenth century B.C.E. : historiography, archaeology and history / Andr�e Lemaire -- The chronology of the biblical fairy-tale / Mario Liverani -- A contribution to the intellectual history of Yehud : the story of Micaiah and its function within the discourse of Persian-period literati / Ehud Ben Zvi -- Of priests and prophets and interpreting the past : the Egyptian �hm-n�tr and �hry-�hbt and the Judahite n�a�b�i� / Diana V. Edelman -- Welcome home / H.G.M. Williamson -- "Here is a man whose name is �Sema�h" (Zechariah 6:12) / Oded Lipschits -- Drought, hunger, and redistribution : a social economic reading of Nehemiah 5 / Bob Becking -- Footnotes to the rescript of Artaxerxes (Ezra 7:11-26) / Joseph Blenkinsopp -- Aspects of Samaria's religious culture during the early Hellenistic period / Gary N. Knoppers -- Biblical references to Judean settlement in Eretz Israel (and beyond) in the late Persian and early Hellenistic periods / Ernst Axel Knauf -- The Hebrew canon and the origins of Judaism / Philip R. Davies -- What makes a text historical? : assumptions behind the classification of some Dead Sea scrolls / George J. Brooke.

Grabbe's distinguished colleagues and friends offer their reflections on the practice and theory of history writing, on the current controversies and topics of major interest.

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