Israels Historical And Biographical Narratives

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Israel S Historical And Biographical Narratives From The Establishment Of The Hebrew Kingdom To The End Of The Maccabean Struggle Classic Reprint

Author : Charles Foster Kent
ISBN : 0364197331
Genre : Religion
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Excerpt from Israel's Historical and Biographical Narratives, From the Establishment of the Hebrew Kingdom to the End of the Maccabean Struggle References in parentheses are to later additions to the earlier narratives. Minor additions of a word or short clause are not indicated. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
Category: Religion

The Biography Of Ancient Israel

Author : Ilana Pardes
ISBN : 0520236866
Genre : Religion
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"Pardes has a remarkable gift for asking new questions about familiar texts and providing fresh insights into old problems. By looking closely at the key metaphors and the narrative details of the biblical story of the formation of the Israelite nation, she has teased out of the text a compelling biography."—Robert Alter, Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley "Ilana Pardes elegantly recasts the mythic story of Israel's emergence as the story of the birth, individuation, initiation, and maturity of an emergent subject. Ambivalences, deferrals, power struggles, and multiple memories all characterize Israel's development and the stories told about it. Through a set of close and graceful readings, Pardes persuasively argues that the first five books of the Bible constitute, not the history, but the biography of a nation." —Elizabeth A. Castelli, Barnard College, author of Imitating Paul: A Discourse of Power "The book of books has generated many other works, but Ilana Pardes's The Biography of Ancient Israel is in a class by itself. In beautiful, spare prose, she reconstructs the way the biblical authors imagined the history of ancient Israel. Artfully weaving literary and psychological insights, she has given us an entirely fresh view of the Bible as original as it is brilliant. This is a book for every reader of the Bible who wishes 'to wrest tradition away from a conformism that is about to overpower it.'"—David Biale, author of Eros and the Jews "This is a wonderful book and a delight to read. The idea of treating the exodus story as a collective biography is quite original, and makes possible a genuinely illuminating reading of the story."—Michael Walzer, author of Exodus and Revolution
Category: Religion

A L A Catalog 1904 1911

Author : Elva Lucile Bascom
ISBN : UOM:39015076101438
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The Methodist Review

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ISBN : UVA:X030825358
Genre : Church and the world
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Old Testament History

Author : Ismar John Peritz
ISBN : COLUMBIA:1002022320
Genre : Jews
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Category: Jews

Book Review Digest

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ISBN : UOM:39015078261909
Genre : Bibliography
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Auburn Seminary Record

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The United States Catalog

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Genre : American literature
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American National Biography

Author : John Arthur Garraty
ISBN : 0195127919
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