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Two Biblical Kings: 'David and Solomon'

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Neil Asher Silberman tests the historical accuracy of some of the Bible's oldest stories in a book he co-authored with Israel Finkelstein, David and Solomon.

The book focuses on the first two great kings of the Bible as a means of exploring the wider question of how the stories of the Bible evolved. Finkelstein and Silberman are archaeologists who also co-authored 2000's The Bible Unearthed: Archaeology's New Vision of Ancient Israel and the Origin of Its Sacred Texts.

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David and Solomon

In Search of the Bible's Sacred Kings and the Roots of the Western Tradition

by Israel Finkelstein and Neil Asher Silberman

Hardcover, 342 pages |

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David and Solomon
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In Search of the Bible's Sacred Kings and the Roots of the Western Tradition
Author
Israel Finkelstein and Neil Asher Silberman

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