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The Mythic Past

Biblical Archaeology and the Myth of Israel

by Thomas L. Thompson

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Published by Basic Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages436
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7593075M
ISBN 100465006493
ISBN 109780465006496

(p. 78 of The Mythic Past, Thomas L. Thompson) The Bible is a theological book with literary creations to illustrate its theological messages. It bears little resemblance to the material evidence of actual history. (The quotations and notes here — up until the last paragraph — are taken from Thomas L. Thompson’s The Mythic Past.).   The Mythic Past by Thomas L. Thompson, , Basic Books edition, in English - 1st U.S. by:

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The Mythic Past: Biblical Archaeology And The Myth Of Israel Paperback by Thomas L. Thompson (Basic Books) The Jewish people's historical claims to a small area of land bordering the eastern Mediterranean are not only the foundation for the modern state of Israel, they are also at the very heart of Judeo-Christian belief.   , Bear & Companylibrary id removed ddjpg. Journeys to the Mythical Past. Book II of the Earth Chronicles Expeditions.


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Among the author's startling conclusions are these:• There never was a "united monarch" of Israel in biblical times• We can no longer talk about a time of the Patriarchs• The entire notion of "Israel" and its history is a literary Mythic Past provides refreshing new ways to read the Old Testament as the great literature it was Cited by: The Mythic Past book.

Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Jewish people's historical claims to a small area of land borde /5. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA City New York, NY Donor bostonpubliclibrary EditionPages:   The Mythic Past by Thomas L.

Thompson is absolutely wonderful.I cannot say enough about this terrific book. I have been studying the Bible since I was eight years old (I am now 43). The Mythic Past was worth every penny and every hour I spent on by: The Mythic Past: Biblical Archaeology And The Myth Of Israel - Kindle edition by Thompson, Thomas L.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Mythic Past: Biblical Archaeology And The Myth The Mythic Past book Israel/5(43). TWO The Mythic Past book Adventure Paths – over Legendary pages.

Aegis of Empires Update and New Arcforge for PF/SF. The Aegis of Empires Adventure Path KS is LIVE for 5E, Pathfinder RPG, and Pathfinder Second Edition. Arguing that the Bible should be read as literature rather than history in the modern sense, biblical archaeologist Thompson (Biblical Studies/Univ.

of Copenhagen) sweepingly reassesses the historical evidence for the existence of ancient Israel. Bitter scholarly controversies, fueled by religious belief, have raged for decades about the historical authenticity of such Bible stories as the.

Among the author's startling conclusions are these:• There never was a "united monarch" of Israel in biblical times• We can no longer talk about a time of the Patriarchs• The entire notion of "Israel" and its history is a literary Mythic Past provides refreshing new ways to read the Old Testament as the great literature it was.

The Jewish people's historical claims to a small area of land bordering the eastern Mediterranean are not only the foundation for the modern state of Israel, they are also at the very heart of Judeo-Christian belief.

Yet in The Mythic Past, Thomas Thompson argues that such claims are grounded in literary myth, not history.4/4(1). Mythic definition, pertaining to, of the nature of, or involving a myth.

See more. Among the author's startling conclusions are these: There never was a "united monarch" of Israel in biblical times We can no longer talk about a time of the Patriarchs The entire notion of "Israel" and its history is a literary Mythic Past provides refreshing new ways to read the Old Testament as the great literature it was meant to : Basic Books.

Click to read more about The Mythic Past: Biblical Archaeology and the Myth of Israel by Thomas L. Thompson. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(2).

The Mythic Past It is not necessary either to deny the tradition or to baptize it. I read a book of the Gallic Wars when at school. But they could be pseudonymous; someone else might have to another posting that attempted to equate the doubtful historicity of Jesus Christ with a supposed doubtful historicity of Julius Caesar.

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The Mythic Past provides refreshing new ways to read the Old Testament as the great literature it was meant to be. At the same time, its controversial conclusions about Jewish history are sure to prove incendiary in a worldwide debate about one of the world's seminal texts, and one of its most bitterly contested regions.

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Thomas L. Thompson (born January 7, in Detroit, Michigan) is a biblical scholar and was professor of theology at the University of Copenhagen from tolives in Denmark, and is now a Danish citizen. Thompson is a part of the minimalist movement known as the Copenhagen School, a group of scholars who hold that the Bible cannot be used as a source to determine the.

"The Mythic Past" is one of the best books on how to read the Bible I have yet encountered. The style is dense, but consistently insightful.

I realized the Bible made no literal or historical sense back when I was Since then, I have struggled to understand its continued cultural importance and its potential personal usefulness/5(22). The Mythic Past: Biblical Archaeology and the Myth of Israel Thomas L. Thompson, Author Basic Books $30 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

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Over the past seven years, the founding team pushed through many obstacles to set Mythic apart as the foremost pioneer in analog computing for AI.In his book The Mythic Past, Thompson basically says the Bible is not a historical document, and the Old Testament offers no historical evidence for the early history of Israel.

Which strongly suggest that the past we accept as being largely true, the one told to us from kindergarten/Sunday school, is but a fiction, a story only, a myth. Mythic Past, Resonating in the Present. “The Difficulty of Being Good,” a recent book that uses the Mahabharata to examine contemporary business and politics, has .