By Iain Provan, Visit Amazon's V. Philips Long Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, V. Philips Long, , Tremper Longman III
In this much-anticipated textbook, 3 revered biblical students have written a heritage of old Israel that takes the biblical textual content heavily as an old rfile. whereas additionally contemplating nonbiblical assets and paying attention to what disciplines like archaeology, anthropology, and sociology recommend in regards to the previous, the authors achieve this in the context and paradigm of the previous testomony canon, that's held because the fundamental rfile for reconstructing Israel's heritage. partly One, the authors set the quantity in context and assessment earlier and present scholarly debate approximately studying Israel's background, negating arguments opposed to utilizing the Bible because the significant resource. partly , they search to retell the background itself with a watch to all of the components explored partly One.
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If he is correct in what he says about earlier biblical tradition in general, then he cannot suddenly invest faith in tradition when he reaches the book ofJudges. If, on the other hand, he were to begin to question his view of tradition in general, because of a desire to take his stand on Judges, his case for beginning his history in Judges rather than at some earlier point would also collapse. It is already clear from the rather muddled argumentation in the History how few internal grounds there are for any generalized distinction between Genesis-Joshua and Judges.
If the latter argue that the nature of the biblical literature is such in the case of Genesis-Judges as to forbid the historian, completely or virtually, from writing history based on this literature, they cannot argue that the case is different in Samuel, or indeed in Kings. Miller and Hayes go on in the case of Solomon, after all, to say that the "Genesis-II Kings presentation of Solomon is characterized throughout by editorial exaggeration. " 33 The cautious historian has reemerged. But whereas caution, when confronted with the literature of Genesis-Joshua, declined to proceed, in the case of the Solomon narrative in Kings, caution is (by comparison) thrown to the wind.
They further agree that the individual stories in each case are problematic for the historian. What basis exists, then, for the greater confidence displayed in the Judges material over against the Genesis-Joshua material? Miller and Hayes maintain that the earlier traditions beneath the "editorial overlay" can be isolated with less difficulty in the former than in the latter, but they have apparently already isolated earlier traditions that the compilers incorporated into the Genesis-Joshua account.
A Biblical History of Israel by Iain Provan, Visit Amazon's V. Philips Long Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, V. Philips Long, , Tremper Longman III