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Opening the Books of Moses free pdf Opening the Books of Moses presents an introduction to the first five books of the Bible. It is written for any student engaged in the scholarly study of these most central of biblical texts. The aim throughout is to examine the books with a view to illuminating the ideas, beliefs and experiences of the time. This broad overview provides: a survey of the current state of Pentateuchal research- an analysis of how the texts were shaped by their time and audience- an outline of Jewish areas in the Persian period- the study concludes with an analysis of key concerns in the study of the Pentateuch, notably the Torah, geography, ethnicity, the nature of Yahweh and other deities, theories of cult, treaties and oaths, and Moses himself.

About Diana Vikander Edelman

Diana Edelman is Reader in the Department of Biblical Studies at the University of Sheffield. She is the author of The Origins of the 'Second' Temple Persian Imperial Policy and the Rebuilding of Jerusalem (Equinox, 2005) and King Saul in the Historiography of Judah (Sheffield Academic Press, 1991) and editor of The Triumph of Elohim: From Yahwisms to Judaisms (Kok Pharos, 1995), The Fabric of History: Text, Artifact and Israel's Past (Sheffield Academic Press, 1991), and other volumes. Her research focuses on the history and archaeology of the southern Levant, the development of early forms of Judaism and the creation of authoritative biblical books. Philip R. Davies is Research Professor of Biblical Studies at the University of Sheffield, and the author of several books on topics ranging from ancient Israel, the Hebrew canon and the Dead Sea Scrolls, including In Search of Ancient Israel (Sheffield Academic Press, 1992), Scribes and Schools: The Canonization of the Hebrew Scriptures (Westminster John Knox Press 1998) and The Origins of Biblical Israel (T

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Author : Diana Vikander Edelman
Publisher : Equinox Publishing Ltd
Data Published : 01 October 2011
ISBN : 1845536851
EAN : 9781845536855
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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