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The Oxford History of the Biblical World / Edition 1

The Oxford History of the Biblical World / Edition 1

by Michael D. Coogan


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195139372
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 06/07/2001
Pages: 508
Sales rank: 541,056
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 5.90(h) x 1.60(d)
Lexile: 1370L (what's this?)

About the Author

Michael D. Coogan, editor of the New Oxford Annotated Bible, 3rd ed. and co-editor of the Oxford Companion to the Bible, is currently director of publications for the Harvard Semitic Museum and Professor of Religious Studies at Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

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Prologue: In the Beginning: The Earliest History, Michael D. Coogan
1. Before Israel: Syria-Palestine in the Bronze Age, Wayne T. Pitard
2. Bitter Lives: Israel in and out of Egypt, Carol A. Redmount
3. Forging an Identity: The Emergence of Ancient Israel, Lawrence E. Stager
4. "There Was No King in Israel": The Era of the Judges, Jo Ann Hackett
5. Kinship and Kingship: The Early Monarchy, Carol Meyers
6. A Land Divided: Judah and Israel from the Death of Solomon to the Fall of Samaria, Edward F. Campbell Jr.
7. Into Exile: From the Assyrian Conquest of Israel to the Fall of Babylon, Mordechai Cogan
8. Israel among the Nations: The Persian Period, Mary Joan Winn Leith
9. Between Alexandria and Antioch: Jews and Judaism in the Hellenistic Period, Leonard J. Greenspoon
10. Visions of Kingdoms: From Pompey to the First Jewish Revolt, Amy-Jill Levine
11. Churches in Context: The Jesus Movement in the Roman World, Daniel N. Schowalter
Epilogue: Transitions and Trajectories: Jews and Christians in the Roman Empire, Barbara Geller

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