Scripture and the Holy Land, Adam Silverstein Further Reading Index H. Posted on October 8, 2018. Iron Age: Tribes to Monarchy, Lester L. Sensitive to the concerns of those for whom the sacred books of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are of paramount religious authority, the authors all try sympathetically to show how historical information from other sources, as well as scholarly study of the texts themselves, enriches our understanding of the history of the region and its prominent position in the world's cultural and intellectual history. The Holy Land from the Mamluk Sultanate to the Ottoman Empire: 1260-1799, Nimrod Luz 10. The Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land Edited by H.
His expertise in the texts of the Old Testament is complemented by his active participation in the archaeology of the Biblical period in the Holy Land. The Holy Land in the Crusader and Ayyubid periods: 1099 - 1250, Carole Hillenbrand 9. In the course of the following centuries, however, as the book of Isaiah grew, new reflections on the saying were added in the later chapters, with the result that when the book came to be translated into Greek the translator was justified in rendering the saying in the way that has become familiar to us. Hoyland is Professor of Late Antique and Early Islamic Middle Eastern History at New York University's Institute for the Study of the Ancient World. . Parts of the story, especially as known from the Bible, will be widely familiar.
Hoyland From Our Blog With the completion of the Dome of the Rock and the Aqsa mosque on the Temple Mount in the reign of 'Abd al-Malik 685-705 , Muslims demonstrated the importance of Jerusalem to the world. The Coming of Islam, Milka Levy-Rubin 8. Before that happened, however, it is likely that it went through a significant change of meaning from what the Old Testament prophet himself meant by it. Hoyland and Peter Walker 12. Williamson was Regius Professor of Hebrew at Oxford University. Sacred Spaces and Holy Places, Richard S.
Drawing on material that was familiar to him from the worship of the Jerusalem temple, he used it distinctly but characteristically to challenge his audience's view that God would automatically protect them from their enemies. The Hellenistic and Roman Era, John J. Luffman, Association of Mormon Letters The Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land Edited by H. Grabbe -- University of Hull Richard S. Collins -- Yale Divinity School Avraham Faust -- Bar-Ilan University Robert Fisk -- Writer and Journalist Lester L. The Birth of Israel, Avraham Faust 2. From Napoleon to Allenby: the Holy Land and the wider Middle East, Robert Fisk 11.
Hess and Denys Pringle 13. Later parts of the story are vital not only for the history of Islam and its relationships with the two older religions, but also for the development of pilgrimage and religious tourism, as well as the notions of sacred space and of holy books with which we are still familiar today. In other words, the saying had a threatening rather than an encouraging tone. But why should Islam have had any interest in this city? Hess -- Denver Seminary Carole Hillenbrand -- The University of Edinburgh Robert Hoyland -- New York University Konstantin Klein -- University of Bamberg Andre Lemaire -- Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes Milka Levy-Rubin -- Hebrew University of Jerusalem Nimrod Luz -- Western Galilee College Denys Pringle -- Cardiff University Adam Silverstein -- Bar-Ilan University Peter Walker -- Trinity School for Ministry H. Less familiar are the ways in which modern research, both from archaeology and from other ancient sources, sometimes modify this story historically.
Better understanding, however, enables us to appreciate crucial chapters in the story of the Holy Land, such as how and why Judaism developed in the way that it did from the earlier sovereign states of Israel and Judah and the historical circumstances in which Christianity emerged from its Jewish cradle. Beginning with the origins of the people who became the Israel of the Bible, it follows the course of the ensuing millennia down to the time when the Ottoman Empire succumbed to British and French rule at the end of the First World War. . . . . .
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