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Thomas L. Thompson (born 1939) is a biblical scholar who was professor of theology at the University of Copenhagen from 1993–2009; he is a leader of the so-called “Copenhagen... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Steven H Propp
Although frequently undated on evidence concerning African Arabian First Temple Israelites, Professor Thompson, whose admirable work has shown that OT archaeology has not confirmed... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Bernard Leeman
I fund this book filled with insight, however it is more of a scholar kind of book. Very detailed. If you are looking to survey, this is not the book. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Rafael Diaz
I found the book interesting, but it seemed too lengthy. One can get a general understanding of what Thompson is trying to convey. Read morePublished on April 7, 2013 by syadva
The detractors of this and similar works enjoy making a fundamental error. That is they assume their religious beliefs about the Old Testament are by default true and everything... Read morePublished on April 3, 2013 by Matthias M. Giwer
In the 1970s Thompson, amongst others, began a sea-change in the study of Syro-Palestinian history, at that time known as "Biblical archaeology". Read morePublished on March 15, 2013 by Dr Garry
This writer uses science to express the denial he is in. What is his problem? He hates Jews, that's obvious. Read morePublished on July 10, 2010 by Tom Jessurun Lobo
Let me be clear before continuing: I generally agree with the minimalist school of thought regarding the history of the Near East. Read morePublished on August 14, 2009 by Tom reads too much
Before reading Thompson's book, I had read some reviews of his work. The vitriol and invective give the impression Thompson is a raving mad man with a vendetta against religion. Read morePublished on February 19, 2008 by Harrison Koehli