A History of Israel

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Westminster John Knox Press, Jan 1, 2000 - Religion - 533 pages

Unsurpassed for nearly half a century, and now with a new introduction and appendix by William P. Brown, John Bright's A History of Israel will continue to be a standard for a new generation of students of the Old Testament. This book remains a classic in the literature of theological education.

 

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the problem with u people is that u leave out islamic knowledge
well what i know is the amorites are the Imliq Imliq is a son of Lud bin Shem
they mixed with the people of Aram bin Shem the Adites
who came from yemen
from al hijr to ubar after them came the thamud who are from Aram as well they lived in al hijtr to greater part of syria and imliq came after a mix as the imliq are known as adites which means they are mixed they also say when the thamud perished the remaining sons of Aram were known as Arman nabatean is another name for arameans Prophet Hud and SaaliH PBT are from Aram Prophet Hud is from Uz(aws) bin Iram(aram)
 

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Contents

THE ANCIENT ORIENT BEFORE CA 2000 BC
23
THE FOUNDATIONS OF CIVILIZATION IN THE ANCIENT ORIENT
24
B THE ANCIENT ORIENT IN THE THIRD MILLENNIUM BC
33
ANTECEDENTS AND BEGINNINGS The Age of the Patriarchs
45
THE WORLD OF ISRAELS ORIGINS
47
A THE ANCIENT ORIENT CA 20001750 BC
48
BTHE ANCIENT ORIENT CA 17501550 BC
56
THE PATRIARCHS
67
C ISRAEL AND JUDAH FROM THE MIDNINTH TO THE MIDEIGHTH CENTURY
253
THE MONARCHY Continued Crisis and Downfall
267
THE PERIOD OF ASSYRIAN CONQUEST From the MidEighth Century to the Death of Hezekiah
269
HEZEKIAH 7156876
278
C PROPHETS OF THE LATE EIGHTH CENTURY IN JUDAH
288
EXCURSUS I The Problem of Sennacheribs Campaigns in Palestine
298
THE KINGDOM OF JUDAH The Last Century
310
B THE NEOBABYLONIAN EMPIRE AND THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAH
324

BTHE HISTORICAL SETTING OF THE PATRIARCHAL NARRATIVES
77
C THE HEBREW ANCESTORS AND HISTORY
87
THE FORMATIVE PERIOD
105
EXODUS AND CONQUEST The Formation of the People Israel
107
THE EGYPTIAN EMPIRE
108
B THE BIBLICAL TRADITIONS IN THE LIGHT OF THE EVIDENCE
120
C THE FORMATION OF THE PEOPLE ISRAEL
133
THE CONSTITUTION AND FAITH OF EARLY ISRAEL The Tribal League
144
B THE FAITH OF EARLY ISRAEL
148
THE TRIBAL LEAGUE AND ITS INSTITUTIONS
162
THE PERIOD OF THE JUDGES
173
ISRAEL UNDER THE MONARCHY The Period of National Selfdetermination
183
FROM TRIBAL CONFEDERACY TO DYNASTIC STATE The Rise and Development of the Monarchy
184
KING DAVID CA 1000961
195
SOLOMON CA 961922
211
THE INDEPENDENT KINGDOMS OF ISRAEL AND JUDAH From the Death of Solomon to the MidEighth Century
229
THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS 922876
230
B ISRAEL AND JUDAH FROM THE ACCESSION OF OMRI TO THE PURGE OF JEHU 8768432
240
C PROPHETS OF THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAH
331
TRAGEDY AND BEYOND The Exilic and Postexilic Periods
341
EXILE AND RESTORATION
343
B THE RESTORATION OF THE JEWISH COMMUNITY IN PALESTINE
360
THE JEWISH COMMUNITY IN THE FIFTH CENTURY The Reforms of Nehemiah and Ezra
373
B THE REORGANIZATION OF THE JEWISH COMMUNITY UNDER NEHEMIAH AND EZRA
379
EXCURSUS II The Date of Ezras Mission to Jerusalem
391
THE FORMATIVE PERIOD OF JUDAISM
403
THE END OF THE OLD TESTAMENT PERIOD From Ezras Reform to the Outbreak of the Maccabean Revolt
405
RELIGIOUS CRISIS AND REBELLION
417
JUDAISM AT THE END OF THE OLD TESTAMENT PERIOD
428
B FEATURES IN THE THEOLOGY OF EARLY JUDAISM
442
TOWARD THE FULLNESS OF TIME
458
AN UPDATE IN THE SEARCH OF ISRAELS HISTORY
465
Chronological Charts
487
Indexes to Text
497
HISTORICAL MAPS
525
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John Bright was the Cyrus H. McCormick Professor of Hebrew and the Interpretation of the Old Testament at Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Christian Education in Richmond, Virginia until his death in 1995. He is the author of The Kingdom of God: The Biblical Concept and Its Meaning for the Church.

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