By Reinhard G. Kratz
Fresh archaeological and biblical study demanding situations the conventional view of the historical past of old Israel. This publication provides the newest findings of either educational disciplines in regards to the United Monarchy of David and Solomon ( One Nation´) and the cult reform less than Josiah ( One Cult´), elevating the problem of truth as opposed to fiction. The political and cultural interrelations within the close to East are illustrated at the instance of the traditional urban of Beth She'an/Scythopolis and are mentioned as to their importance for the transformation within the notion of God ( One God´). the amount includes 17 contributions via the world over eminent students from Israel, Finland and Germany.
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72 For instance, Finkelstein et al. (2008). A Great United M onarchy? 19 logy back a century, to the days w hen archaeologists roamed the terrain with the Bible in one hand and a spade in the other. The sto ry of David and Goliath is a complex one. There could have been an ancient m em ory on conflicts between Judah and Philistine Gath in this region and the story of the slaying of Goliath by a hero named David or Elhanan (2 Sam. 21:19) m ay be related to this an cient tradition. 73 It is clear therefore that the story could not have been put in writing before the late 7th century BCE.
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