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Jerusalem in Bible and Archaeology: The First TempleVaughn
Andrew G. Vaughn is Associate Professor of Religion at Gustavus AdolphusCollege in St. Peter, Minnesota. Ann E. Killebrew is Assistant Professor ofJewish Studies and Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies at ThePennsylvania State University in University Park, Pennsylvania.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Jerusalem in Bible and Archaeology Dialogues and Discussions
Ann E. Killebrew and Andrew G. Vaughn
Part One Jerusalem During the Reigns of David and Solomon
Jerusalem at the Time of the United Monarchy: The Archaeological Evidence
Jane M. Cahill
The Rise of Jerusalem and Judah The Missing Link
by Israel Finkelstein
Solomon’s Jerusalem The Text and the Facts on the Ground
The United Monarchy in the Countryside: Jerusalem, Judah, and the Shephelah during the 10th c. B.C.E.
Solomon’s Jerusalem and the Zion Tradition
J. J. M. Roberts
Solomon and the Great Histories
Richard Elliot Friedman
Part Two The Rise and Fall of Jerusalem at the End of the Judean Kingdom
Western Jerusalem at the End of the First Temple Period in Light of the Excavations in the Jewish Quarter
The Urban Development of Jerusalem in the Late 8th Century B.C.E.
Ronny Reich and Eli Shukron
Egypt’s Role in the Events of 701 B.C. in Jerusalem
James K. Hoffmeier
Assyrian Involvement in the Southern Levant at the End of the Eighth Century B.C.E.
K. Lawson Younger, Jr.
Egypt, Assyria, and Isaiah, and the Ashdod Affair A Review Article
J. J. M. Roberts
Jerusalem in Conflict The Evidence for the Seventh Century b.c.e. Religious Struggle Over Jerusalem
‘The City Yhwh has Chosen’: The Chronicler’s Promotion of Jerusalem in Light of Recent Archaeology
Gary N. Knoppers
Part Three Biblical Jerusalem: Towards a Consensus
Biblical Jerusalem An Archaeological Assessment
Ann E. Killebrew
Jerusalem in Bible and Archaeology When Did Jerusalem Become a Subject of Polemic?
Jerusalem, the Late Judaean Monarchy, and the Composition of Biblical Texts
William M. Schniedewind
Archaeology, Ideology, and the Search for David and Solomon
Neil Asher Silberman
Is Biblical Archaeology Theologically Useful Today? Yes, A Programmatic Proposal
Andrew G. Vaughn