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Holy Land Prophet or Enfant Terrible?

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Science  02 Feb 2007:
Vol. 315, Issue 5812, pp. 591
DOI: 10.1126/science.315.5812.591

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By suggesting that biblical figures such as David and Solomon were, at most, unimposing tribal chieftains ruling from a nondescript hill town (see main text), Tel Aviv University professor Israel Finkelstein has made himself a lightning rod. (Read more.)