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By John D. Currid

ISBN-10: 1433531836

ISBN-13: 9781433531835

Did Moses borrow principles from his cultural friends while he wrote the Pentateuch? students disagree at the courting among parts of the outdated testomony and comparable old close to japanese money owed. Following within the footsteps of upper critics, a few evangelical students now argue that Moses drew considerably from the worldview of his pagan contemporaries. revered previous testomony student John Currid, notwithstanding, pushes again in contrast development through highlighting the hugely polemical nature of Moses’ writings. From the Genesis production account to the tale of Israel’s exodus from Egypt, Currid indicates how the biblical author’s regularly emphasised the futility of paganism against this with the remarkable worldview of the Hebrews. Currid’s penetrating research and considerate argumentation make this a ground-breaking source for somebody drawn to this ongoing discussion.

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