Secrets of the Times: Myth and History in Biblical Chronology

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A&C Black, Apr 1, 1990 - Religion - 312 pages
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This book is concerned primarily with the chronology of the Hebrew Bible in its various textual forms. The central thesis is that these chronologies are essentially schematic and may be seen as mythical expressions of a belief that human history is ordered according to a divine plan.
  

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 The Priestly chronology of the world
5
3 The Deuteronomistic chronology of Israel
55
4 The original chronology of the book of Kings
97
5 The historical chronology of Israel and Judah
159
6 From P to Ussher
233

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