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The Historical Books


Sheffield Academic Press 1997

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This volume assembles a broad selection of essays from the Journal for the Study of the Old Testament on the historical books. Split into three sections, “Joshua, Judges Ruth,” “Samuel, Kings,” and “Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah,” the volume features contributions from some of the finest scholars in the field. Included are works by Keith W. Whitelam (“The Identity of Early Israel: The Realignment and Transformation of Late Bronze-Iron Age Palestine”), Frank Anthony Spina (“Eli’s Seat: The Transition from Priest to Prophet in 1 Samuel 1-4”), Sara Japhet (“The Historical Reliability of Chronicles: The History of the Problem and its Place in Biblical Research”), and others.

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  • Title: The Historical Books
  • Author: J. Cheryl Exum
  • Publisher: Sheffield
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Pages: 383

About J. Cheryl Exum

J. Cheryl Exum is Professor of Biblical Studies at the University of Sheffield.

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