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Israel in Egypt : the evidence for the authenticity of the Exodus tradition

Author: James Karl Hoffmeier
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
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Scholars of the Hebrew Bible have in the last decade begun to question the historical accuracy of the Israelite sojourn in Egypt, as described in the book of Exodus. The reason for the rejection of the exodus tradition is said to be the lack of historical and archaeological evidence in Egypt. Those advancing these claims, however, are not specialists in the study of Egyptian history, culture, and archaeology. In  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hoffmeier, James Karl, 1951-
Israel in Egypt.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
(DLC) 96031595
(OCoLC)35068244
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Karl Hoffmeier
ISBN: 058534647X 9780585346472 9780195130881 019513088X
OCLC Number: 47007891
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 288 pages, [16] pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Contents: 1. Israel's Early History in Recent Scholarship --
2. The Origins of Israel: The Current Debate --
3. Semites in Egypt: The First and Second Intermediate Periods --
4. Joseph in Egypt --
5. Israelites in Egypt --
6. Moses and the Exodus --
7. The Eastern Frontier Canal: Implications for the Exodus from Egypt --
8. The Geography and Toponymy of the Exodus --
9. The Problem of the Re(e)d Sea --
10. Concluding Remarks.
Responsibility: James K. Hoffmeier.

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In this pioneering book, James Hoffmeier examines the most current Egyptological evidence and argues that it supports the biblical record concerning the Israelite sojourn in Egypt.  Read more...

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