“La estructura del libro, basada no en las fases arqueológicas sino en los grandes temas bíblicos, hace que su lectura sea atractiva para el no arqueólogo [. The Bible Unearthed: Archaeology’s New Vision of Ancient Israel and the Origin of Its Sacred Texts, a book published in , discusses the archaeology of Israel and its relationship to the origins and content of the Hebrew Bible. The authors are Israel Finkelstein, Professor of Archaeology at Tel Aviv Ze’ev Herzog, professor of archaeology at Tel Aviv University, wrote a. La Biblia Desenterrada (English, Spanish, Paperback) / Author: Israel Finkelstein / Author: Neil Silberman ; ; History of religion, General.
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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Product details Paperback Publisher: Finkelstein and Silberman have themselves written a provocative book that bears the marks of a detective story. The Bible claims that nearlymen in the army besieging Jerusalem were slaughtered one night by an angelcausing the Assyrian king Sennacherib to relent and return to Assyria; it immediately goes on to state that Sennacherib was killed by his sons, while he was praying to his god, implying that this was shortly after the battle.
The Bible Unearthed was well received by some biblical scholars and archaeologists and critically by others. Like Jericho, there was no settlement at the time of its supposed edsenterrada by the children of Israel.
Writing in the website of “The Bible and Interpretation”, desenterada authors describe their approach as one “in which the Bible is one of the most important artifacts and cultural achievements [but] not the unquestioned narrative framework into which every archaeological find must be fit. Finkelstein and Silberman argue that instead of the Israelites conquering Canaan after the Exodus as suggested by the book of Joshuamost of them had in fact always been there; the Israelites were simply Canaanites who developed into a distinct culture.
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The authors take issue with the book of Joshua ‘s depiction of the Israelites conquering Canaan in only a few years—far less than the lifetime of one individual—in which cities such as HazorAiand Jerichoare destroyed. Retrieved 16 February Although the Hyksos are in some ways a good match, their main centre being at Avaris later renamed ‘Pi-Ramesses’in the heart of the region corresponding to the ‘land of Goshen’, and Desenterrrada later writing that the Hyksos eventually founded the Temple in Jerusalem it throws up other problems, as the Hyksos became not slaves but rulers, and they were chased away rather than chased to bring them back.
For example, the fortifications of Lachish were heavily strengthened by Hezekiah,  fineklstein it was besieged, fell, and was then burnt to the ground; according to an illustration on the walls of the Assyrian palace at Ninevahthe Assyrians deported the city’s population and religious objects before they burnt it.
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Hezekiah’s actions had given away the gold and silver from the Jerusalem Temple desneterrada his state, lost him his own daughters and concubines,  and reduced his territory to a small region around Jerusalem, most of the people elsewhere in Judah being deported; Manasseh had brought peace and prosperity back to the country,  but because the Book of Kings bases its decisions on theological prejudice, it condemns him as the most sinful monarch ever to rule Judah and hails instead Hezekiah as the great king.
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desenterrada The book comments that this corresponds with the documentary hypothesisin which textual scholarship argues for the majority of the first five biblical books being written between the 8th and 6th centuries.
Review of The Bible Unearthed: Get to Know Us. His successor and sonManassehreversed the religious changes, re-introducing religious pluralism; Finkelstein and Silberman suggest that this may have been an attempt to gain co-operation from village elders and clans, so that he would not need so much centralised administration, and could therefore allow the countryside to return to economic autonomy.
Finkelstein and Silberman argue that the Deuteronomic law advanced by parts of the deported elite the ancestors of the returnees and the laws and legends of the inveterate inhabitants, were melded together into a single Torah so that it could form a central authority able to unite the population.
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View shipping rates and policies Average Customer Review: Although giblia book of Samueland initial parts of the books of Kingsportray SaulBibkia and Solomon ruling in succession over a powerful and cosmopolitan united kingdom of Israel and JudahFinkelstein and Silberman regard modern archaeological evidence as showing that this may not be true.
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Hezekiah predeceased Sennacherib, dying just a couple of years after the siege.
Imagination invariably exceeds the evidence; research makes plausible the reconstruction. Archaeological discoveries about society and culture in the ancient Near East lead the authors to point out a number of anachronisms, suggestive that the narratives were actually set down in the 9th—7th centuries: Finkelstein and Silberman note that most scholars regard the core of Deuteronomy as being the “scroll of the law” in question, and regard it as having been written not long before it was ‘found’, rather than being an ancient missing scroll as characterised in the Bible;  Deuteronomy is strikingly similar to early 7th century Assyrian vassal -treaties, in which are set out the rights and obligations of a vassal state in this case Judah to their sovereign in this case, Yahweh.
What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? As desengerrada by a reviewer on Salon. On the reliability of the Old Testament, p. Israel Finkelstein and Neil Asher Silberman. Kenneth Kitchen was critical, writing that “[A] careful critical perusal of this work—which certainly has much to say about both archaeology and the biblical writings—reveals that we are dealing very largely with a work of imaginative fiction, not a serious or reliable account of the subject”, and “Their treatment of the exodus is among the most factually ignorant and misleading that this writer has ever read.
Desentterrada understanding leads to a sobering thought.