(this is a work in progress, as of May 12, 2018 the Nerd is still working on it)
Derek Leman, TheHebrewNerd.com
Major Time Periods:
- Exodus & Wilderness
- Conquest & Settlement
- Judges Period: A Loose Confederation
- United Monarchy: Saul, David, Solomon
- Divided Monarchy
- Before Samaria’s Fall
- Judah Hangs On
- The Remnant in the Land
- Israel in Babylon
- Sources Mentioned by Name in the Bible
- Biblical Narrative: Monolith or Tapestry?
- Suspected Layers and Documentary Sources
- Israel as the First Historians
- Ahistorical Literary Conventions
- The Midianite and Levite Hypotheses
- Theories Concerning Israel’s Settlement in the Land
- Historical Snapshots in the Prophetic Writings
- Archaeological Reference Points
- Multiple Sanctuaries, the Changing Tithe, and Other Changes in Torah
- Israel’s Evolving Self-Understanding, Covenant, & Torah
- Priestly, Wisdom, Prophetic, and Other Perspectives in Israel
Questions Leading Up to the Exodus:
- Are all of the tribes in Egypt, really?
- Where has God been while the Israelites have entered into bondage?
- How long has Israel been here?