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978-0-8108-4848-1 • Hardback • December 2003 • $126.00 • (£97.00) - Currently out of stock. Copies will arrive soon.
978-0-8108-6576-1 • eBook • December 2003 • $119.50 • (£92.00)
Niels Peter Lemche is Professor of theology at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He is the author of ten books and founder and editor of the Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament. Dr. Lemche has received many grants and was head of the Copenhagen Dead Sea Scrolls Initiative until 1999.
Chapter 1 Editor's Foreword
Chapter 2 Reader's Notes
Chapter 3 Preface: How to Read the Old Testament Historically ? How to Read This Dictionary
Chapter 4 Chronology
Chapter 5 Abbreviations
Chapter 6 THE DICTIONARY
Chapter 7 Bibliography
Chapter 8 About the Author
The solid entries on ancient Israel, varied appropriately in detail from 'Aaran' to 'Zipporah' and 'Zobah', 'administration', 'fortifications' or 'Ugarit', are accompanied by a long bibliography in eight sections including 33 subsections. The preface provides a succinct historical framework....
In sum, this work is a radical attempt by the author to balance and correct biblical historiography by providing descriptions of who's who and what's what in the Hebrew Bible.....
Recommended....useful for libraries with large theological or ancient historical collections.....