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Pre-Exilic Israel, the Hebrew Bible, and Archaeology: Integrating Text and Artefact

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, 2011
ISBN: 9780567415639
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In this volume, Anthony J. Frendo argues that archaeological evidence should be taken into account when approaching the Bible to attain a more reliable reconstruction of the Scripture of ancient Israel. Illustrations are taken from the history of pre-exilic Israel and the importance of studying text with artifact is demonstrated through a detailed case study about the location of the house of Rahab as depicted in Joshua 2:15.

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  • Discusses the importance of archaeological evdience
  • Demonstrates the importance of studying text with artifact
  • Presents a detailed case study on the location of the house of Rahab
  • Two Sides of the Same Coin: Archaeology as a Specialized Form of History
  • An Indissoluble Unity in Diversity
  • Some Historiographic Insights: Mainly Classical
  • To Know or Not to Know
  • Sounding the Depths: Archaeological and Textual Stratigraphy
  • Micro-Biblical Archaeology: A Closer “Reading” of Text and Artefact
  • Macro-Biblical Archaeology: Early Traditions in Later Compositions
. . . Overall, [the author] has produced an excellent primer for those interested in approaching the study of early Israel. [This book may] provide both an excellent entry point for those seeking to enter the debate as well as fuel for further research.

Review of Biblical Literature

  • Title: Pre-Exilic Israel, the Hebrew Bible, and Archaeology: Integrating Text and Artefact
  • Author: Anthony J. Frendo
  • Publisher: T&T Clark
  • Print Publication Date: 2011
  • Logos Release Date: 2014
  • Pages: 144
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subjects: Bible. O.T. › Antiquities; Bible › Evidences, authority, etc; Bible. O.T. › Criticism, interpretation, etc; Excavations (Archaeology) › Israel; Archaeology and history; Jews › History--To 70 A.D; Palestine › Antiquities
  • ISBNs: 9780567415639, 9780567191892, 9780567317650, 0567415635, 0567191893, 056731765X
  • Resource ID: LLS:PRXLCHBBL
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2022-09-30T02:27:37Z

Anthony J. Frendo is professor of Near Eastern archaeology and the Hebrew Bible, head of the department of oriental studies, a member of the department of classics and archaeology, and co-director of the Confucius Institute at the University of Malta.

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