Critical issues in early Israelite history /

Today, the mainstream opinion is that there was no Conquest, and the Israelites, if they can be identified as a national entity or as a people, did not arrive in Canaan by means of a military conquest. For three days in March 2004, a group of scholars met to consider the state of the question and to...

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Other Authors: Hess, Richard S.
Klingbeil, Gerald A., 1964-

Ray, Paul J.
Format: Book Electronic
Published:Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, ©2008.
Series:Bulletin for biblical research supplements ; 3.
Online Access:EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection. Access for Greenville College users.
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Table of Contents:
  • The rhetorical structuring of the Joshua conquest narratives / K. Lawson Younger Jr
  • The Jericho and Ai of the book of Joshua / Richard S. Hess
  • Merenptah's reference to Israel: critical issues for the origin of Israel / Michael G. Hasel
  • The Persian period and the origins of Israel: beyond the myths / Efraín Velázquez
  • Classical models for the appearance of Israel in Palestine / Paul J. Ray Jr
  • The appearance of Israel in Canaan in recent scholarship / Patrick Mazani
  • Between North and South: the archaeology of religion in late Bronze Age Palestine and the period of the settlement / Gerald A. Klingbeil
  • The context of early Israel viewed through the archaeology of northern Mesopotamia and Syria / Mark W. Chavalas
  • The survey of Manasseh and the origin of the central hill country settlers / Ralph K. Hawkins
  • Israelite settlement at the margins of the northern hill country: connections to Joshua and Judges from Tell Dothan / Daniel M. Master
  • Rewriting Philistine history: recent trends in Philistine archaeology and biblical studies / Steven M. Ortiz
  • The search for Joshua's Ai / Bryant G. Wood.