Myth and History in the Bible

Myth and History in the Bible

eBook - 2003
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The Old Testament, and biblical scholarship itself, distinguishes between mythical and historical. This book argues that only historical thing in the Bible is the Bible itself, a superb product of Jewish thought. What is narrated in the Bible is only myth. But this myth about Israel's past was still built with fragments of history, or rather with written traditions that were different from those expressed in the actual text, and obviously more ancient. These essays follow in the spirit of his controversial History and Ideology in Ancient Israel, which combine detailed philological reseaerch, a.
Publisher: London ; New York : Sheffield Academic Press, Ă2003
ISBN: 9780567608864
0567608867
9780567040145
0567040143
9780826462602
082646260X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 149 pages)

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