By Ingrid Hjelm, Thomas L. Thompson
In background, Archaeology and the Bible 40 Years after "Historicity", Hjelm and Thompson argue ‘crisis’ broke within the Seventies, whilst numerous new experiences of biblical historical past and archaeology have been released, wondering the historical-critical approach to biblical scholarship. The drawback shaped the discourse of the Copenhagen school’s problem of status positions, which―together with new achievements in archaeological research―demand that the nearby heritage of historical Israel, Judaea and Palestine be reconsidered in all its element. This volume examines the most important alterations that experience taken position in the box of outdated testomony reports because the flooring breaking works of Thomas Thompson and John van Seters in 1974 and 1975 (both republished in 2014). The e-book is split in 3 sections: altering views in bible study, historical past and cult, and beliefs and heritage, proposing new articles from a few of the field’s most sensible students with accomplished dialogue of ancient, archaeological, anthropological, cultural and literary methods to the Hebrew Bible and Palestine’s heritage. The essays query: "How does biblical heritage relate to the archaeological historical past of Israel and Palestine?" and "Can we view the background of the quarter independently of a biblical perspective?" via the matter from substitute angles and wondering long-held interpretations.
Unafraid to wreck new flooring, History, Archaeology and the Bible 40 Years after "Historicity" is a necessary source to scholars within the box of Biblical and East Mediterranean stories, and someone with an curiosity within the archaeology, historical past and non secular improvement in Palestine and the traditional close to East.