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GEOGRAPHY AND ECOLOGY OF ANCIENT PALESTINE
The Land
Climate and Vegetation
Population and Agriculture in 1200 BCE
Land and Land Use 1200 to 587 BCE
Land and Land Use 587 to 63 BCE
Blood Ties
Conflicting Loyalties
The Function of Genealogies
Social Groupings
Peoples within the Borders of Israel and Judah
Peoples on the Borders of Palestine
Occupying Empires
THE HISTORY AND RELIGION OF ISRAEL
UNTIL THE TIME OF SOLOMON
Solomon
David
The Period of the Judges
'Conquest' and Exodus
The Patriarchs
The Revolt of Jeroboam
The Rise of Omri
The Dynasty of Omri
The Reign of Ahab
Internal and External Conflicts
The End of the House of Omri
Kings of Judah
Assyrian Aggression
The Invasion
Judah
Resettlement in Judah
Ezra and Nehemiah's Commissions
Elephantine
The Establishment of the Religious Community in Jerusalem
Alexander and the Ptolemies
FROM THE MACCABEES TO HEROD THE GREAT
The 'Hellenistic Crisis' (175 to 140 BCE)
The Hasmonean Dynasty
Herod the Great
CREATION AND ORIGIN STORIES
Sumerian and Akkadian Texts
The Problem of Sources
The Meaning of 'Myth'
Genesis l:l-2:4a
Genesis 2:4b-25
Genesis 3
Genesis 4
Genesis 5
Genesis 6-9
Genesis 11:1-9
Conclusions
NARRATIVES
Tactual' Versus 'Fictional' Narratives
Simple and Complex Narratives
Complex Narratives
Simple Narratives
LEGAL TEXTS
Administration of Justice
The Book of the Covenant
Leviticus 17-26
Deuteronomy
The Decalogue (Ten Commandments)
SACRIFICES AND PSALMS
Sacrifices
Sacrifice on the Old Testament
The World-View of Leviticus 1-16
The Psalms
Conclusion
What is 'Prophecy'?
Prophecy as a Social Institution
Prophets in the Ancient Near East
Prophets in Ancient Israel
'Prophecy' in the Old Testament
Individual Prophets and Prophetic Books
WISDOM LITERATURE
What is 'Wisdom'?
Types of Wisdom Literature
The 'Wise'
The Book of Proverbs
The Book of Job
Qoheleth
Wisdom Psalms
Ben Sira
The Wisdom of Solomon
APOCALYPTIC LITERATURE
The Meaning of 'Apocalyptic'
Apocalyptic Technique
Divination
Jewish Apocalypses
BEYOND THE OLD TESTAMENT
'Judaism'
Early Judaism
Outward Characteristics of Early Judaism
Times and Seasons
The Holy Place: Temple and Priesthood
Scripture, Law, and Scribes
The Identity of 'Israel' in Early Judaism
THE FORMATION OF THE OLD TESTAMENT
A Variety of Oral Traditions
Written Forms of the Old Testament
THE FORMATION OF THE SCRIPTURAL CANON
What are Canons?
The 'Primary History'
The 'Prophetic' Collections
Writings
The Canon
Text and Versions
INDEX
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John Rogerson, Philip Davies: The Old Testament World, 2005
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