Is the Bible's version of Israel's history a fictionalized account? Through a collection of essays by leading scholars, this volume responds to radical claims about Israel's background. Learn more about the historicity of the Old Testament from research in extra biblical evidence and case studies from respected scholars such as editor Daniel I. Block, James K. Hoffmeier, Alan R. Millard, John M. Monsoon, John H. Walton and eight others. These scholars situate Old Testament texts in their historical and cultural contexts, opening new doors into understanding Scripture and the true history of Israel.