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A History of Israelite Religion in the Old Testament Period, Volume I: From the Beginnings to the End of the Monarchy

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This book, the first of two volumes, offers a comprehensive history of Israelite religion. It is a part of the Old Testament Library series.

The Old Testament Library provides fresh and authoritative treatments of important aspects of Old Testament study through commentaries and general surveys. The contributors are scholars of international standing.
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Published January 1st 1994 by Westminster John Knox Press
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A rather technical and dry approach to the subject, which assumes familiarity with the German tradition of Biblical scholarship and with the Biblical text itself. However, if a reader perseveres beyond the difficult opening sections, once the history of Israel gets underway we are treated to an interesting exploration of the evolution of Israelite religion, drawing on Biblical scholarship and archaeology, but also insights from sociology and the history of religions.

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