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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He tells us, “I acquainted myself with the available scholarly literature on the New Testament, which is extremely interesting, but I shall bother you with it as little as possible.

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. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Especially of interest is the way in which Salibi explains some major problems for his thesis. Salibbi went to Saligi and discovered that the two were being mixed together by the Jerusalem apostles, but kept quiet about it, and here we are.


Only 3 left in stock – order soon. How many places do you know named “Shady Oak”? 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.

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The History of Lebanon Reconsidered Jan 03, Kamal Salibi wrote three books advocating the controversial “Israel in Arabia” theory. Get to Know Us.

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Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Ships from and sold by Amazon. In this view, the place names of the Hebrew Bible actually allude to places in southwest Arabia.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. Popularity Popularity Featured Price: However, the thesis of this book is that Bible place names have been “consistently mistranslated” and that all OT events actually happened not in Palestine, but on the western shores of Arabia, and to accomplish this thesis, Salibi moves the pieces around as needed.


The theory has not been widely accepted anywhere, and, according to Itamar Rabinowitzhad embarrassed many of his colleagues.

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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. The Modern History of Lebanon. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Only 8 left in stock more on the way. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.