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By John D. Currid

Did Moses borrow principles from his cultural acquaintances while he wrote the Pentateuch? students disagree at the dating among parts of the previous testomony and related 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, in spite of the fact that, pushes again by contrast pattern through highlighting the hugely polemical nature of Moses’ writings. From the Genesis production account to the tale of Israel’s exodus from Egypt, Currid exhibits 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 attracted to this ongoing discussion.

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