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304 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190649852

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Memory in a Time of Prose

Studies in Epistemology, Hebrew Scribalism, and the Biblical Past

Daniel Pioske

  • Compares biblical stories with historical and archaeological evidence from the period in which they are set
  • Reveals that biblical scribes drew their knowledge of the past from oral history and memory
  • Features three case studies on King David and the Philistine city of Gath