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Secrets of the times : myth and history in biblical chronology / Jeremy Hughes.

Hughes, Jeremy. (Author).
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Subject: Bible. Old Testament > Chronology.
Bible. Old Testament > History of Biblical events.
Bible. A.T. > Histoire des événements bibliques.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780567629302
  • ISBN: 0567629309
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 315 pages).
  • Publisher: Sheffield : JSOT Press, ©1990.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Action Note: digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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