A Brief History of Ancient Israel
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A Brief History of Ancient Israel  -     By: Victor H. Matthews
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Grounded in the latest archaelogical developments, Matthews's superb new reference provides a cogent and condensed discussion of the ancestral, conquest, settlement, monarchy, exilic, and postexilic periods of ancient Israel. His concise narrative encompasses historical geography, ancient Near Eastern cultural data, and up-to-date research as well as charts and insets that reinforce main points and events.

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Title: A Brief History of Ancient Israel
By: Victor H. Matthews
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 160
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 2002
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
Weight: 10 ounces
ISBN: 0664224369
ISBN-13: 9780664224363
Stock No: WW24368

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Grounded in the latest archeological developments, Victor Matthews's A Brief History of Ancient Israel presents a concise history of Israel covering the ancestral period, conquest and settlement, the monarchy, and both the exilic and postexilic periods. Using supplemental figures and insets, the author concentrates on providing a cogent and condensed discussion of events. He examines historical geography, archaeological data, and, where relevant, comparative cultural materials from other ancient Near Eastern civilizations. With an accessible yet high-quality introduction, A Brief History of Ancient Israel will be of immense value to both students of the Old Testament and the scholars who teach them.

Author Bio

Victor H. Matthews is Professor of Religious Studies at Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri. He is the author of Untold Stories of the Bible, The Old Testament: Text and Context, and The Social World of Ancient Israel.

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