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A House Divided: The Old Testament Era of the Divided Kingdom


Are the historical narratives of the Old Testament a bunch of myths and legends concocted by Jews writing during the Babylonian exile? What is the evidence for the historicity of history according to the Old Testament? This seminar will focus on presenting the internal and external evidence as it relates to the sweep of biblical history. This talk looks at some fascinating events from the Old Testament era of the divided kingdom focusing on the black obelisk of Shalmaneser III, Sennacherib’s invasion and more.