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It will give you a good background before reading this book.
One reason for doubt: Jerusalem, portrayed as the great capital of a prosperous nation, was during the time of David little more than a village.
What this book is, though, is a scholarly and scientific approach to examining the Bible from an archaeological and historical perspective.
Real interesting. This book aught to be pensum at all prest seminars and universities to stop their mispreaching of the truth.Published 5 days ago by Per Loken
Well written and consistently interesting with respects to the dating of historical figures and the physical evidence of their achievements.Published 11 days ago by Richard P. Carney
Enjoyed the book so far, but there are still many questions (i.e. when did the Exodus take place, if at all;where does the evidence point to the "mountain of god"). Read morePublished 14 days ago by Sondra Buckingham
Wonderful book truly love pulling this out when dealing with literalists angers them severely. Don't want to give away too much but the authors are reputable sources that discuss... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mira
The reader had no exposure to the research around the biblical history. The book was recommended by an atheist organization to help demythologize the bible. Read morePublished 1 month ago by P. Moore
I haven't read this book yet but I reviewed the reviews and was amused by those who wrote one star reviews, the 15 that was written at this time. Read morePublished 1 month ago by T. Bradford
Clearly these fellows are summarizing the liberal stance that a supernatural God (YHWH) just does not exist only a customary tribal invention, like most people groups, so Tel Dan... Read morePublished 2 months ago by William Lyle Harris
This book is written in plain words, not a "scholarly text", so it's message is accessible to anyone. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Rennyrij