Only 2 left in stock (more on the way). More Buying Choices. $ (37 Used & New offers) · (29) · The Bible Came from Arabia by Kamal. Salibi (). More by Kamal Salibi. A House of Many Mansions: The History of Lebanon Reconsidered. Kamal Salibi. from: $ Crossroads to Civil War: Lebanon Almost two decades ago, recording a BBC radio programme on Islam, I dropped by the American University of Beirut to interview an old.

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Rabinowitz discounts antisemitism as the impetus for the book because Salibi “was not a sworn enemy of Israel or Zionism. Salibi argued that the description in the Bible is of an extensive tract of land, substantially larger than Palestine which includes a very varied landscape, ranging from well-watered mountain-tops via fertile valleys and foothills to lowland deserts. High to Low Avg.

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Only 1 left in stock more on the way. How many places do you know named “Shady Oak”? Get to Know Us. Maronite historians, the subject of Salibi’s PhD dissertation, started rewriting their history after the great schism between the Eastern and the Western Church in the mid 15th century by linking the history of their Church to the Catholic Zalibi of Rome instead of their original following of the Eastern Church of Antioch.


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It does not occur to Salibi as it should that many Biblical names are just the sort of thing we would expect people to come up with elsewhere in the same cultural milieu at any given time. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. English Choose a language for shopping. He tells us, “I acquainted myself with the available scholarly literature on the New Testament, which is extremely interesting, saliibi I shall bother you with it as little as possible.

Customers who bought this item also bought. If you don’t agree with him, he says, you’re probably biased: Thompson’s explanation was to discount the Bible as literal history but Salibi’s was to locate the centre of Jewish culture further south.

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For one thing, no evidence at all is provided that any of these Arabian locales existed as long as years ago by their names. Salibi argues that perhaps archaeology will one day verify his conclusions, and we will presumably find vast evidence beneath Arabian soil of the “real” Jewish locale.

By far the best short account of the evolution of modern Lebanon to appear in any language, written by one of Lebanon’s leading historians Provide kanal about this page. He then became professor in the Department of History and Archaeology where he joined other prominent and already established historians such as Nicholas Ziadeh and Zein Zein. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.


Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lebanon Jun 01, The impetus for the thesis was quite mundane. Please try your request again later.

English Choose a language for shopping. It was this switch in language that created the confusions which led to the distortion of the immigrants’ stories. Thompson that there is a severe mismatch between the Biblical narrative and the archaeological findings in Palestine. Paul went to Arabia and discovered that the two were being mixed together by the Jerusalem apostles, but kept quiet about it, and here we are. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

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