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Traditions of the Bible : a guide to the Bible as it was at the start of the common era

Author: James L Kugel
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Kugel's The Bible As It Was has been universally praised. Here is the full scholarly edition, expanding the author's findings into an incomparable reference. Focusing on 24 core stories in the  Read more...

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Kugel, James L.
Traditions of the Bible.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1998
(DLC) 98026763
(OCoLC)39229767
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James L Kugel
ISBN: 9780674039766 0674039769
OCLC Number: 451488322
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 1055 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. The World of Ancient Biblical Interpreters --
2. The Creation of the World --
3. Adam and Eve --
4. Cain and Abel --
5. Noah and the Flood --
6. The Tower of Babel --
7. Abraham Journeys from Chaldea --
8. Melchizedek --
9. The Trials of Abraham --
10. Lot and Lot's Wife --
11. Jacob and Esau --
12. Jacob and the Angel --
13. Dinah --
14. Joseph's Ups and Downs --
15. Jacob's Sons in Egyp --
16. Growing Up in Pharaoh's Court --
17. The Exodus from Egypt --
18. The Red Sea --
19. Into the Wilderness --
20. At Mt. Sinai --
21. The Golden Calf --
22. Worship in the Wilderness --
23. Trouble along the Way --
24. The Bronze Serpent, Balaam, and Phinehas --
25. The Life of Torah
Responsibility: James L. Kugel.

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