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By James K. Hoffmeier

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. studying a wealth of textual, archaeological, and geographical facts, he placed forth an intensive security of the biblical culture. Hoffmeier now turns his realization to the wasteland narratives of Exodus, Leviticus, and Numbers. As director of the North Sinai Archaeological undertaking, Hoffmeier has led numerous excavations that experience exposed vital new facts helping the wasteland narratives, together with an enormous New nation fortress 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 path of the exodus from Egypt. He additionally investigates the site 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 normally notion. Hoffmeier addresses how and while the Israelites can have lived in Sinai, in addition to no matter if it should were attainable for Moses to put in writing the legislation got 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 unearths Egyptian parts in Israelite spiritual practices, together with using the tabernacle, and issues to an important variety of Egyptian own names one of the new release of the exodus. The foundation 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 desert culture to the vanguard and makes a case for its authenticity according to strong proof and clever analysis.

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