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By John D. Currid

Did Moses borrow rules from his cultural friends whilst he wrote the Pentateuch? students disagree at the courting among parts of the previous testomony and comparable historical close to jap debts. 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 revered outdated testomony student John Currid, notwithstanding, pushes again by contrast pattern through highlighting the hugely polemical nature of Moses’ writings. From the Genesis construction account to the tale of Israel’s exodus from Egypt, Currid indicates how the biblical author’s constantly emphasised the futility of paganism by contrast with the remarkable worldview of the Hebrews. Currid’s penetrating research and considerate argumentation make this a ground-breaking source for a person drawn to this ongoing discussion.

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