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Israelite Religions: An Archaeological and Biblical Survey
Hess, Richard S.

Grand Rapids, Mich./Nottingham, England: Baker Academic/Apollos, 2007 pp. 432. $34.99


Description: Archaeological excavation in the Holy Land has exploded with the resurgence of interest in the historical roots of the biblical Israelites. Israelite Religions offers Bible students and interested lay leaders a survey of the major issues and approaches that constitute the study of ancient Israelite religion. Unique among other books on the subject, Israelite Religions takes the Bible seriously as a historical source, balancing the biblical material with relevant evidence from archaeological finds.

Subjects: Methods, Historical Approaches, History, History of Israel

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Review by Lester L. Grabbe
Published 12/26/2009
Citation: Lester L. Grabbe, review of Richard S. Hess, Israelite Religions: An Archaeological and Biblical Survey, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2009).


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