This book is concerned primarily with the chronology of the Hebrew Bible in its various textual forms. The central thesis is that these chronologies are essentially schematic and may be seen as mythical expressions of a belief that human history is ordered according to a divine plan.
- Examination of Jewish history and historiography
- Biblical chronologies through Hebrew texts
- All Scripture references are linked to Hebrew texts and English Bible translations in your library
- Title: Secrets of the Times: Myth and History in Biblical Chronology
- Author: Jeremy Hughes
- Publisher: Sheffield Academic Press
- Publication Date: 2009
- Pages: 312
About the Author
Jeremy Hughes is a professor at the Oriental Institute at Oxford University.