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H. Curtis Adrian


Bloomsbury Publishing (UK)


92,35 PLN
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Adrian H. Curtis is Senior Lecturer in Old Testament Studies in the University of Manchester.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?Clear and concise guide to two key biblical books with a focus on history and historicityProvides clear and brief historical survey and outlines the various kings and events in the history of Israel as depicted in the books of KingsIn addition to historical focus Grabbe engages with issues of interpretation and hermeneutics offering students a perspective beyond questions of historicityLester L. Grabbe is Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies at the University of Hull UK.Lester L. Grabbe provides a concise and uptodate introduction to the books of Kings covering all the historical and interpretative issues. Grabbe pays particular attention to how the history of ancient Israel can be reconstructed (or not as the case may be) through the text and introduces students to the key ways of reading the books of Kings as religious and political history.Grabbe takes a chronological approach (according to the text) and provides overviews of the key periods of Israels history. The nature of the Deuteronomistic History and how well this theory of authorship stands up in the modern day is considered as well as issues of form and source criticism more broadly. Grabbe concludes by offering a reflection on the books of Kings in theological and hermeneutical perspective which enables students to view not only the historical and textual issues but also broader issues of meaning and significance.An entrylevel guide to the books of Kings considering literary historical and theological issues and providing a clear overview of Israels earliest history.Preface AcknowledgementsAbbreviations1. Introduction2. The Books of Kings and śThe Deuteronomistic History: Form and Source Criticism3. The Books of Kings and History: Solomon to Omri4. The Books of Kings and History: The Omride Dynasty and Rulers to the Fall of Samaria 5. The Books of Kings and History: From the Fall of Samaria to the Fall of Jerusalem6. Conclusions: The Books of Kings in Theological and Hermeneutical PerspectiveIndexesGrabbe writes carefully respectfully and in an engaging way.BloomsburyT&T Clarks Study Guides to the Old Testament present the latest in biblical scholarship in an engaging format for students and those approaching biblical texts for the first time. Each book covers the historical issues surrounding the text before moving on to consider interpretative issues and the range of approaches available to readers of the text. The books include further reading lists and pointers for students looking to further their knowledge. Each book is written by a member of the Society for Old Testament Study (SOTS) a prestigious academ

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