Behind the scenes of the Old Testament : cultural, social, and historical contexts

Level B QB930 /749011 Available
Full title: Behind the scenes of the Old Testament : cultural, social, and historical contexts / edited by Jonathan S. Greer, John W. Hilber, and John H. Walton.
Other authors: Greer, Jonathan S., (Editor)
Hilber, John W. (Editor)
Walton, John H., 1952- (Editor)
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Introduction to historical geography /
  • Paul Wright
  • Regions and routes in the Levant /
  • Carl G. Rasmussen
  • Climate and environment of the Levant /
  • Elizabeth Arnold
  • Plants and animals of the land of Israel /
  • Daniel Fuchs,
  • Nimrod Marom
  • Introduction to Biblical archaeology /
  • Seymour Gitin
  • Archaeology of the late Bronze Age /
  • Joe Uziel
  • Archaeology of the Iron Age I /
  • Aren M. Maeir
  • Archaeology of the Iron Age II /
  • Amihai Mazar
  • Archaeology of the Neo-Babylonian and Persian Periods /
  • Constance E. Gane
  • Archaeology of the Hellenistic Period /
  • Jordan Ryan
  • Introduction to ancient Near Eastern literature /
  • Adam E. Miglio
  • Hebrew inscriptions /
  • Judith M. Hadley
  • Mesopotamian literature /
  • Dave C. Deuel
  • Egyptian literature /
  • Nili Shupak
  • Hittite literature /
  • Alice Mouton
  • Northwest Semitic inscriptions /
  • Margaret Cohen
  • Ugaritic literature /
  • William D. Barker
  • Early Jewish literature /
  • Ryan E. Stokes
  • Introduction to ancient Near Eastern iconography /
  • Izak Cornelius
  • Egyptian iconography /
  • Laura Wright
  • Mesopotamian and Anatolian iconography /
  • Daniel Bodi
  • Canaanite/Israelite iconography /
  • Brent A. Strawn
  • The Ancestral Period /
  • Richard S. Hess
  • The Egyptian sojourn and the exodus /
  • David A. Falk
  • The Settlement Period /
  • Pekka Pitknen
  • The united monarchy /
  • Steven M. Ortiz
  • The divided monarchy : Israel /
  • Jens Bruun Kofoed
  • The divided monarchy : Judah /
  • Eric L. Welch
  • The exile and the exilic communities /
  • Deirdre N. Fulton
  • Persian Period /
  • Yehud Ken Ristau
  • The Maccabean Revolt and the Hasmonean Kingdom /
  • Joel Willitts
  • Akhenaten and the Amarna Period /
  • Mark D. Janzen
  • The late Bronze Age collapse and the sea peoples' migrations /
  • Gregory D. Mumford
  • Sheshonq's Levantine conquest and Biblical history /
  • Yigal Levin
  • The Battle of Qarqar and Assyrian aspirations /
  • Mark Chavalas
  • The Mesha inscription and relations with Moab and Edom /
  • Juan Manuel Tebes
  • The Tell Dan Inscription, Jehu's Revolt, and Aramaean campaigns in Israel and Judah /
  • K. Lawson Younger Jr.
  • Sennacherib's invasion of Judah and neo-Assyrian expansion /
  • Kyle H. Keimer
  • Eighth-century Levantine earthquakes and natural disasters /
  • Ryan N. Roberts
  • The Battle of Carchemish and seventh-century regional politics /
  • Sara L. Hoffman
  • Alexander the Great and Levantine Hellenism /
  • Brent Sandy
  • Monotheism in ancient Israel /
  • Matthew J. Lynch
  • Biblical texts studied in comparison with other ancient Near Eastern : documents /
  • John H. Walton
  • The temple in context /
  • John H. Walton
  • Priests in the ancient Near East /
  • Gerald A. Klingbeil
  • Worship, sacrifice, and festivals in the ancient Near East /
  • Roy E. Gane
  • Family religion in ancient Israel /
  • Andrew R. Davis
  • Prophecy, divination, and magic in the ancient Near East /
  • John W. Hilber
  • Death and burial in the Iron Age Levant /
  • Christopher B. Hays
  • Tribes and Nomads in the Iron Age Levant /
  • Thomas D. Petter
  • Women in Ancient Israel /
  • Carol Meyers
  • Family, children, and inheritance in the Biblical world /
  • Victor H. Matthews
  • Seasons, crops, and water in the land of the Bible /
  • Oded Borowski
  • Trade in the late Bronze and Iron Age Levant /
  • Josh Walton
  • Slavery in the world of the Bible /
  • Richard E. Averbeck
  • The local economies of ancient Israel /
  • Peter Altmann
  • Metallurgy in the world of the Bible /
  • Brady Liss,
  • Thomas E. Levy
  • Ancient technologies of everyday life /
  • Gloria London
  • Food preparation in the Iron Age Levant /
  • Cynthia Shafer-Elliott
  • Feasting in the Biblical world /
  • Janling Fu
  • Music and dance in the world of the Bible /
  • Annie Caubet
  • Kingship and the state in ancient Israel /
  • Nili S. Fox
  • Social stratification in the Iron Age Levant /
  • Avraham Faust
  • Law and legal systems in ancient Israel /
  • David W. Baker
  • Wisdom Traditions in ancient Israel /
  • Paul Overland
  • Warfare in the world of the Bible /
  • Mark Schwartz.