The Philistines in Transition: A History from Ca. 1000-730 B.C.E
Howard, David M., Jr., Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society
The Philistines in Transition: A History from ca. 1000-730 B.C.E. By Carol S. Ehrlich. Studies in the History and Culture of the Ancient Near East 10. Leiden: Brill, 1996, xii + 235 pp., $72.25.
This work, a revision of a 1991 Harvard dissertation, is extremely useful for anyone interested in the Philistines in their own right, and not just in their role as enemies of Israel. It is the first book-length treatment of Philistine history during the period indicated in the title; prior to this, the vast majority of treatments of Philistine history have focused primarily on the Philistines' origins and entry into Canaan, well before 1000 BC. The parameters for Ehrlich's discussion are …
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Publication information: Article title: The Philistines in Transition: A History from Ca. 1000-730 B.C.E. Contributors: Howard, David M., Jr. - Author. Journal title: Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society. Volume: 42. Issue: 2 Publication date: June 1999. Page number: 313+. © Evangelical Theological Society Dec 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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