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 [...]

8 10, 2016

My uncle’s view of King David

By |2016-10-08T21:46:41-07:00October 8th, 2016|Book Reviews, Thoughts|

A Guide to the Prophets By Hoenig and Rosenberg   Hoenig and Rosenberg, the former scholar the late Rabbi Dr. Sydney B. Hoenig was my uncle, assembled a comprehensive description of the prophetical books of the Hebrew Bible. Among much else, the authors have a very readable general description of the Bible, a table of [...]