A world-renowned authority on this period, Grabbe condenses a lifetime of study into this fabulous overview, fully conversant with the latest research. His succinct, balanced conclusions, much admired by both the left and the right, evince an incredible grasp of ancient inscriptions, papyri, archaeological finds, and more. 192 pages, softcover. T. & T. Clark.
Lester L. Grabbe is Professor Emeritus of Hebrew Bible and Early Judaism at the University of Hull.He is founder and convenor of the European Seminar in Historical Methodology.A recent book is Ancient Israel:What Do We Know and How Do We Know it?