Niels Peter Lemche focuses on the way Israelites understood themselves at different points in history—before, within, and after the monarchy. This book is essential reading for anyone interested in understanding Israel’s rich history.
Niels Peter Lemche is professor of theology at the
University of Copenhagen. He is the author of ten books and founder
and editor of the Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament.
Dr. Lemche has received many grants and was head of the Copenhagen
Dead Sea Scrolls Initiative until 1999.