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Author Hughes, Jeremy.

Title Secrets of the times : myth and history in biblical chronology / Jeremy Hughes
Published Sheffield : JSOT Press, ©1990
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 315 pages)
Series Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 66
Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 66
Contents Abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 2 The Priestly chronology of the world; 3 The Deuteronomistic chronology of Israel; 4 The original chronology of the book of Kings; 5 The historical chronology of Israel and Judah; 6 From P to Ussher; 7 Conclusion; Bibliography; Index of ancient text references; Index of subjects; Index of modern authors
Summary 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
Analysis Bible O.T. Historicity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Bible. Old Testament -- Chronology
Bible. Old Testament -- History of Biblical events
Altes Testament.
Bible. Old Testament.
Biblische Chronologie.
Bijbelse geschiedenis.
Oude Testament.
History of Biblical events.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament.
RELIGION -- Judaism -- Sacred Writings.
Genre/Form Chronologies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0567629309