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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Therefore, despite the wonderful style and the amount of information The Modern History of Lebanon offers, I suggest that readers go for the more updated version and buy A House of Many Mansions where this leading historian comes up with more innovative analysis and bold statements. We don’t have time, Salibi says, to divert into how the present Jordan got that name, we are told, but nothing in the Bible says the Jordan was a river; it was actually an escarpment that water ran down and along.

The former is a far more technical book and we can say little about any of Salibi’s assertions about the Aramaic language.

Book by Salibi, Kamal S. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Then what about people like the Moabites who we have clear evidence for in things like the Moabite stone, found right kaamal we would expect? The Hidden Origins of Jesus Aug 01, All Formats Paperback Hardcover Sort by: Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. The impetus for the thesis was quite mundane.

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While historically oriented, Salibi portrays skillfully, accurately, and judiciously the social and economic forces underlying the evolution of the confessional basis of modern Lebanon’s policy. The History of Lebanon Reconsidered.

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In the meantime, Salibi informs us that OT scholaship as a whole has been careless, dishonest, and have been making up stuff as they go along to explain things away. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The History of Lebanon Reconsidered Jan 03, Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Now even on the surface Salibi seems to have concluded prematurely.

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Learn salihi about Amazon Giveaway. 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. I acquainted myself with the available scholarly literature on kaal fission, which is extremely interesting, but I shall bother you with it as little as possible.

It was this switch in language that created the confusions which led to the distortion of the immigrants’ stories.

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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Get to Know Us. A House of Many Mansions: How many places do you know named “Shady Oak”? A House of Many Mansions has also been very controversial since Salibi argues that Maronites had always been a Church following the rite of the Eastern Church and that the community is originally of an Arab stock that had emigrated from Yemen in old times.

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After the Exile, everyone returned to Arabia, but didn’t like it anymore, so they moved to Palestine and forgot all about their old homeland, with some help from the Hasmonean kings, who were intent on establishing their claim to Palestine [, 22]. Still, Salibi’s perspective on Lebanon and his understanding of the country and its history changed by the time he had released his second book that also covers the history of this small Mediterranean nation.

For one thing, no evidence at all is provided that any of these Arabian locales salibo as long as years ago by their names. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.