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Early Monarchy in Israel: The Tenth Century B.C.E. (Walter Dietrich) Hardcover Book, (Brill, 2007) 9789004157354
Early Monarchy in Israel: The Tenth Century B.C.E. (Walter Dietrich) Hardcover Book, (Brill, 2007) 9789004157354
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Title: The Early Monarchy in Israel: The Tenth Century B.C.E.

Author: Dietrich, Walter

Publisher: Brill; Publication Date: 2007

Hardcover; ISBN: 9789004157354

Volumes: 1; Pages: xvi, 380

List Price in Cloth: $177.00 Our price: $149.99

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The Hebrew narrative art achieves its highest level in the stories of Saul, David, and Solomon. But beyond that, the description of these all-too-human characters and the dramatic events of the birth of the Israelite state depicts a change of eras that became determinative for half a millennium of Israelite history. In this volume Dietrich introduces readers to the stories of the early Israelite state from a variety of perspectives: literarycritical, historical, and theological. After tracing how biblical and extrabiblical texts describe the period, Dietrich skillfully untangles the knotty questions related to the history of the period and perceptively examines the development of this literary corpus as well as the other biblical material that came to be associated with it. In a concluding chapter Dietrich revisits the stories of Saul, David, and Solomon to explore what they teach about theological issues of enduring significance, what they teach about God, humanity, the state, the use of force, and the relationship between women and men.
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