Download PDF by James K. Hoffmeier: Ancient Israel in Sinai: The Evidence for the Authenticity

By James K. Hoffmeier

ISBN-10: 0195155467

ISBN-13: 9780195155464

ISBN-10: 0199731691

ISBN-13: 9780199731695

In his pathbreaking Israel in Egypt James okay. Hoffmeier sought to refute the claims of students who doubt the old accuracy of the biblical account of the Israelite sojourn in Egypt. interpreting a wealth of textual, archaeological, and geographical proof, he placed forth an intensive safety of the biblical culture. Hoffmeier now turns his consciousness to the wasteland narratives of Exodus, Leviticus, and Numbers. As director of the North Sinai Archaeological venture, Hoffmeier has led numerous excavations that experience exposed very important new facts aiding the wasteland narratives, together with an immense New nation citadel at inform el-Borg that used to be occupied in the course of the Israelite exodus. Hoffmeier employs those archaeological findings to shed new gentle at the direction of the exodus from Egypt. He additionally investigates the positioning of Mount Sinai, and provides a rebuttal to people who have sought to find it in northern Arabia and never within the Sinai peninsula as regularly suggestion. Hoffmeier addresses how and while the Israelites may have lived in Sinai, in addition to even if it is going to were attainable for Moses to put in writing the legislation acquired at Mount Sinai. development at the new proof for the Israelite sojourn in Egypt, Hoffmeier explores the Egyptian impression at the barren region culture. for instance, he reveals Egyptian parts in Israelite spiritual practices, together with using the tabernacle, and issues to an important variety of Egyptian own names one of the iteration of the exodus. The beginning of Israel is a topic of a lot debate and the wasteland culture has been marginalized by means of those that problem its credibility. In Ancient Israel in Sinai, Hoffmeier brings the desolate tract culture to the vanguard and makes a case for its authenticity according to stable proof and clever analysis.

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