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The Empty Men: The Heroic Tradition of Ancient Israel (Anchor Bible Reference Library)

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In a groundbreaking work of literary archaeology, a bold young scholar adds a new page to the quintessential book of adventure stories, that of the heroic traditions of the Old Testament.

Gregory Mobley brings a highly original eye to the familiar stories found in Judges, which depict Israel's frontier era, and in First and Second Samuel, which portray the ragged and viole
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Hardcover, 294 pages
Published November 1st 2005 by Anchor Bible
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