11 11, 2019

An excellent history of ancient Israel

By |2019-11-11T05:22:16-07:00November 11th, 2019|Book Reviews|

Alex Israel’s new book on II Kings follows his book on the first half of the book of Kings, called I Kings. Both are excellent, easy to read, very thorough, very informative. The Book of Kings was broken into two parts because the Greek translation of the book around 200 BCE divided the book in [...]

26 08, 2014

I Kings: Torn in Two

By |2014-08-26T05:07:39-07:00August 26th, 2014|Book Reviews|

  I Kings Torn in Two By Alex Israel Maggid Books, 2014, 350 pages ISBN 978-1-611329-004-0 Cost: $22.47   Too few people read the early historical books of the Hebrew Bible – Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings – and those who do fail to get as much out of the books as they can. Alex [...]