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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Description In the past three decades, archaeologists have made great strides in recovering the lost world of the Old Testament. Dozens of digs in Egypt, Israel, Jordan and Lebanon have changed experts’ understanding of ancient Israel and its neighbours- as well as their vision of the Bible’s greatest tales. Yet until now, the public has remained almost entirely unaware of these discoveries which help separate legend from historical truth.
Here, at last, two of archaeology’s leading scholars shed new light on how the Bible came into existence.
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They assert, for example, that Abraham, Isaac and Jacob never existed, that David and Solomon were unearthsd great kings but obscure chieftains and that the Exodus never happened. They offer instead a new historical truth: It is in this truth, not in the myths of the past, that the real value of the Bible is evident. The Best Books of Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Looking for beautiful books?
Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Table of contents Contents Prologue: In the Days of King Josiah Introduction: Searching for the Patriarchs Did the Exodus Happen? Memories of a Golden Age?
Searching for Sinai Appendix C: How Vast Was the Kingdom of Josiah? The Hebrew Bible and History The boldest and most exhilarating synthesis of the Bible and archaeology in fifty years.
Review quote Jonathan Kirsch Los Angeles Times A brutally honest assessment of what archaeology can and cannot tell us about finkelstrin historical accuracy of the Bible My Struggle for a Christianity of Integrity, Love, and Equality A bold and provocative book, well researched, well written, and powerfully argued. It challenges many of the assumptions developed by the literal religious minds of the ages, opening traditional possibilities to new conclusions.
The Bible Unearthed: Archaeology’s New Vision of Ancient Israel and the Origin of Its Sacred Texts
Baruch Halpern author of The First Historians: He is a contributing editor to Archaeology magazine and the author of The Hidden Scrolls: Book ratings by Goodreads. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We’re featuring millions of their reader finkeltein on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.