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Archaeology and History of Eighth-Century Judah
Farber, Zev I. and Jacob L. Wright, editors

Atlanta: SBL Press, 2018 pp. xv + 593. $79.95

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Ancient Near East Monographs, 23

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Description: Essays from an international group of experts on the ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible honor Oded Borowskiís pioneering work in the archaeology and history of ancient Israel and Judah. Contributors approach the question of what we know of eighth-century Judah from multiple angles, including a survey of Judahís neighbors, the land of Judah and its cities, daily life and material culture, religious beliefs and practices, and early forms of what are now biblical texts. Contributors include Rami Arav, Shawn Zelig Aster, Assaf Avraham, Jeffrey A. Blakely, Sandra Blakely, Elizabeth Bloch-Smith, Efrat Bocher, Erin Darby, Jennie Ebeling, Zev I. Farber, Avraham Faust, Daniel E. Fleming, Yuval Gadot, Kristine Garroway, Seymour Gitin, James W. Hardin, Gilad Itach, Hayah Katz, Reinhard G. Kratz, Joel M. LeMon, Shani Libi, Oded Lipschits, Donald Redford, Christopher Rollston, Bruce Routledge, Yair Sapir, Konrad Schmid, Cynthia Shafer-Elliott, Brent A. Strawn, Andy Vaughn, Jacob L. Wright, and K. Lawson Younger Jr.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, History, Ancient Near Eastern History, History of Israel, History of Judaism, Archaeology

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Review by Kyle H. Keimer
Published 11/7/2019
Citation: Kyle H. Keimer, review of Zev I. Farber and Jacob L. Wright, eds., Archaeology and History of Eighth-Century Judah, Review of Biblical Literature [] (2019).

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