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5 edition of A history of Israel. found in the catalog.

A history of Israel.

by Bright, John

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Published by Westminster Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- History -- To 70 A.D.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    SeriesWestminster aids to the study of the Scriptures
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS121 .B72
    The Physical Object
    Pagination500 p.
    Number of Pages500
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6272007M
    LC Control Number59009314

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A history of Israel by Bright, John Download PDF EPUB FB2

I have recently read A History of Israel in Old Testament Times by Siegfried Herrmann. Though I decry the dreadful formatting of Bright's `History', it is still so satisfyingly readable. It was only the first or second theological book I ever read so nearly all the concepts and vocabulary were new to me, and sometimes by: The history is liberally sprinkled with quotes from Israel's leaders and politicians which adds color so you and feel the passion as well as learn the history.

The final chapters (in the current addition) covered events through the second Intifada that provided a /5(97). Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn, by Daniel Gordis. This refresher course on Israel’s short yet complex history, written by an author and columnist for the Jerusalem Post and Bloomberg View, is a good book to read before passing it on to your friends and family.

Unsurpassed for nearly half a century, and now with a new introduction and appendix by William P. Brown, John Bright's A History of Israel will continue to be a standard for a new generation of students of the Old Testament. This book remains a classic in 4/5. Historical Books | Resources | American Bible Society.

Like all Martin Gilberts book i found Israel:a history crammed full of historical documentary evidence without a bias or a salespitch. It is difficult to find a book on Israel which doesnt either try to justify the racism and brutality of Zionism and Israel war crime violations or spend the entire chapters of the book chronicleing only war crimes and UN violations/5.

Unsurpassed for nearly half a century, and now with a new introduction and appendix by William P. Brown, John Bright's A History of Israel will continue to be a standard for a new generation of students of the Old Testament.

This book remains a classic in the literature of theological education/5(2). At our Jewish gift shop in Brookline, MA we carry a wide range of unique Jewish items. For example, one of bestsellers is a baseball themed yarmulke handmade in Israel with Hebrew lettering.

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For over a decade, A Biblical History of Israel has gathered praise and criticism for its unapologetic approach to reconstructing the historical landscape of ancient Israel through a biblical lens. In this much-anticipated second edition, the authors reassert that the Old Testament should be taken seriously as a historical document alongside other literary and archaeological /5(3).

The first part of a three-part introduction to the Old Testament offers an account of the history of Jews and their emerging consciousness as the People of God. Topics covered include: the Patriarchs and the beginnings of history; the Exodus; the 12 tribes; the first Kings; the two kingdoms of Israel and Judah; and chapters on the Assyrian Format: Paperback.

HISTORY OF ISRAEL’S RELIGION I. AGE OF THE PATRIARCHS to B.C. This was an age of universal restlessness and turbulence throughout the Middle East. The great age of Hammurabi is passing. The Huerians from the Canaanite highlands are over-running the fertile crescent.

The Hyksos have invaded Egypt. A BRIEF HISTORY OF ISRAEL The history of the Jewish people, and their roots in the Land of Israel, spans thirty-five centuries. It is here that the culture and religious identity of the Jewish people was formed.

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