The Biography of Ancient Israel: National Narratives in the Bible

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"Pardes has a remarkable gift for asking new questions about familiar texts and providing fresh insights into old problems. By looking closely at the key metaphors and the narrative details of the biblical story of the formation of the Israelite nation, she has teased out of the text a compelling biography."--Robert Alter, Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley "Ilana Pardes elegantly recasts the mythic story of Israel's emergence as the story of the birth, individuation, ...

The Biography of Ancient Israel: National Narratives in the Bible 2002, Perseus - Ucal Pod

ISBN-13: 9780520236868

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The Biography of Ancient Israel: National Narratives in the Bible 2000, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520211100

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