The New Israel—Resettling the Land
Lecture no. 20 from the course: The World of Biblical Israel
Taught by Professor Cynthia R. Chapman | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
How did the Israelites return to their homeland? And what issues did they confront after the restoration? With the Cyrus Cylinder and the book of Ezra as your sources, find out who returned from exile, what conflicts they faced in rebuilding the temple in Jerusalem, and how they preserved their sense of national identity.