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By Dana de Priest, Mark Brett

This paintings displays the variations of tradition either inside of biblical texts and one of the interpretative groups for whom the Bible is a spotlight of concept and motion. half One, Ethnicity within the Bible, explores chosen texts from the Hebrew Bible and from the hot testomony, utilizing methodological views drawn from a number of disciplines. half , tradition and Interpretation, appears to be like at examples of ways ethnicity figures either within the use of the Bible through indigenous peoples and in specialist biblical interpretation.

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According to the first proposal, Yeno'am is to be identified with el-'Abeidiyeh in the J o r d a n Valley just south of Lake Kinneret and Israel would lie to the northeast, in the Galilee. 22 T h e second proposal presumes Yeno'am is a Transjordanian city located at Tell esh-Shihab west of Edrei on the Yarmuk River, controlling the main road to Ashtaroth and Damascus. AcO. Margalith has taken up this idea again and favors the rendering as Jezreel rather than Israel ("On the Origin and Antiquity of the N a m e 'Israel'," 102 (1990), pp.

However, since it cannot be determined how many non-Israelite regions Saul combined with Israelite regions to create the territorial state of Israel sometime during the first half of the 1 Oth century, this list, should it derive from a genuine Saulideera administrative list, cannot resolve the issue at hand. A number of attempts have been made to identify ethnic markers for premonarchic Israel in the material cultural Iron I remains of the central Cisjordanian hill country. Specifically, ceramic style, architecture, site layout, modes of production, diet, religious beliefs and practices, and social structure/kinship reckoning deduced from material remains have been argued to constitute distinctively "Israelite" traits.

Did they really have such an inferiority complex? While some northern traditions could have been mediated to J u d a h by northern refugees after 721 BCE, two alternative explanations for the bulk of them are more appealing. According to most of the boundary lists in various books, Bethel and Gilgal were Israelite towns. However, in Josh. 18:21, both towns lie within the boundaries of J u d a h , in the northernmost district of Benjamin. Similarly, in Neh. 7:32 and 36 Bethel and Jericho are part of the Persian province of Yehud.

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