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Exploring Exodus : the Origins of Biblical Israel.

Author: Nahum M Sarna
Publisher: New York : Random House US, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book of Exodus records the pivotal events in the formation of biblical Israel-the deliverance from slavery, the leadership of Moses, the wilderness wanderings, and the giving of the Law at Mount Sinai. Bible scholar Nahum Sarna, whose widely praised Understanding Genesis has become a standard text, examines and illuminates the distinctiveness of the Exodus narrative in light of ancient Near Eastern history and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Sarna, Nahum M.
Exploring Exodus : The Origins of Biblical Israel.
New York : Random House US, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nahum M Sarna
ISBN: 9780805210637 0805210636
OCLC Number: 1031963255
Description: 1 online resource (257 pages)

Abstract:

The book of Exodus records the pivotal events in the formation of biblical Israel-the deliverance from slavery, the leadership of Moses, the wilderness wanderings, and the giving of the Law at Mount Sinai. Bible scholar Nahum Sarna, whose widely praised Understanding Genesis has become a standard text, examines and illuminates the distinctiveness of the Exodus narrative in light of ancient Near Eastern history and contemporaneous cultures-Egyptian, Assyrian, Canaanite, and Babylonian. In a new foreword to this edition, Sarna takes up the debate over whether the exodus from Egypt really happene.

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