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The reason now for why I’am struggling with this book is Dr.

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Secondly, FS consider other scholarly perspectives instead of just their own, even if some of these ideas are archaeologically unlikely. No axes to grind to be found here, but if you’re a Literalist, this probably isn’t for you. For example, the highlands settlements thought to have been Isaelite indeed are the only in finkelsteib are lacking pig bones.

Apparently, there has been some controversy about the conclusions of this book, and I’d like to read some of those criticisms to get a more rounded view. The timelines of conquest and invasion by the Egyptians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Persians, and a host of other civilizations set the stage for each development, and make sense of the challenges and motivations of the various Israelite and Finkelsteib leaders. Paperbackpages. But if you are interested in the Old Testament, this book will transform your view of it, and take your insight to a much deeper level.

This is one of those books that sends you scrambling for the Internet and in this case, the Bible to make additional connections and to discover numerous ah-ha moments. Perhaps the book could spend more time on comparing and contrasting YHWH with other Canaanite ones, such as Baal, to biblai the Hebrew texts and societies.

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However, he does not believe the first 5 books of the Bible The Torah were written by Moses, but were written by a scribe in around the seventh century B. However, the book might benefit from including additional visual aids, especially with locations of settlements and towns where such sites are found.

And the monotheism it represented was more likely a later development around bibkia time the Torah was being composed. As the authors note in closing: Silberman is also an archaeologist and a historian.


The a The authors of The Bible Unearthed successfully collate new findings and information that has been known for awhile to present clear and concise rethinking of The Old Testament at the time of kings and Biblical archaeology in general. Feb 21, Edward Barnett added it. Part of the evidence for this rests on incongruities, like the domesticated camel, which has been in the news lately. In this iconoclastic and fikelstein work, leading scholars Israel Finkelstein and Neil Asher Silberman draw on recent archaeological research to present a dramatically revised portrait of ancient Israel and its neighbors.

Oh, well, the desenterrxda did not go all that well, but the world inherited the bible. Julie Judging by the names of the authors, I’m pretty sure they’re Jewish. Matching the archaeological record with the historical narratives of the bible, the authors show that finkeltsein of what the so-called Abrahamic religions Christianity, Islam and Judaism itself hold as central desfnterrada of creation, settlement, exile and Exodus from Egypt were written in about the 7th century BC and wove together myth, oral history and doctrine to support the Jewish state of Judah.

A great treatise on forming conclusions from the evidence rather than searching for evidence to support conclusions already determined. I just wish I’d discovered it over a decade ago when it was first released. Besides the physical data from extensive excavations in Palestine and it seems like there’s not a rock in the region that hasn’t been overturned the examine records from the neighboring countries, parti Authors Finkelstein and Silberman examine the archeological evidence supporting, and the lack of archeological evidence to support, the Old Testament stories of the Patriarchs, the Exodus, the conquest of Canaan, the kingdom of David and Solomon, the kingdoms of Israel and Judah and their fall.

Hence the nationalism and intolerance to other cults. With the strong and continuous saga of historical reminders, one can see how Israel today maintains such unity and success. More hopeful archaeology from the previous 30 years was driven significantly by those who accepted the historic date range of B.

Finkelstein’s take on the Bible when comparing it with Archeology of the area, when presented with some proof of the Biblical text he merely looks at the proof and says that the archeological data presented is not in sync with the timeline given with the Bible.


The exposition is rather straightforward and consistent: Since dates and places do not match up between archaeology and the Bible, then it logically must have some political motivation behind it.

Among the most popular introductory level books on any biblical subject ever written. In one section, six passages in 1 Kings are quoted, ranging from five to ten verses each King Josiah of Judah was taking advantage of a decline in Assyrian power to consolidate his kingdom and extend it into the former Israelite lands to north and south. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

In this iconoclastic and provocative work, leading scholars Israel Finkelstein and Neil Asher Silberman draw on recent archaeological research to present a dramatically revised portrait of ancient Israel and its neighbors.

But no archeological evidence points to the Old Testament being a reliable historical document, either. They of course wrote within the context of their own times, and with an eye to enhancing the prestige of their legendary heroes. Books by Israel Finkelstein. It goes truly well, especially considering the topic — the language is simple and unpretentious and a refresher to the relevant topics of the old testament went quite well.

Israel Finkelstein is a professor of archaeology at Tel Aviv University. Most others will learn a lot. Following it’s emergence, kings were deemed good or bad based on their enforcement of strict laws, particularly around a monotheistic, YWHE-est worship.

Most were pagan worshippers because they were a tribe of the Canaanites that later separated themselves. Apr 09, Billy rated it really liked it. There is no evidence of early enslavement in Egypt at the time it was supposed to happen, and no evidence of the conquest of Canaan by the Jews after Moses, And so on. Why was the Bible written? For example, while the progenitors were camel traders, camels were not found in the region until years later.

These and other iconoclastic revelations weave together ‘Archaeology’s new vision of ancient Israel and the origin of its sacred texts.