By Gary Arthur Thomson
At Shechem within the 12 months 931 BCE historians started to write the tale of Israel. girls. Civil struggle caused their have to write. A tragicomic scenario used to be unfolding, and the 2 insightful girls may possibly see it coming. They have been within the royal court docket, yet, being ladies, they have been powerless to ward off the disaster. Being expert, they did have the ability of the pen! Rehoboam, the successor to King Solomon was once being topped at Shechem and his cocky conceitedness created a catastrophe—the breakup of Israel.
“Professor Thomson’s ability as a instructor and author permits his scholars and reader to imagine in the course of the historical tales and provides them context in archaeological settings in practical Shechem.”
—Dr. Lucie Lavoie, Université de Montréal.
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HABIRU: The Rise of Earliest Israel by Gary Arthur Thomson