The Bible With Sources Revealed
For centuries, biblical scholars have worked on discovering how the Bible came to be. The consensus that emerged from experts of various traditions was the Documentary Hypothesis: the idea that ancient writers produced documents of poetry, prose, and law over many hundreds of years, which editors then used as sources to fashion the books of the Bible that people have read for the last two thousand years.
In The Bible with Sources Revealed, Richard Elliott Friedman, one of the world's foremost experts on the Bible and author of the bestselling Who Wrote the Bible?, offers a new visual presentation of the Five Books of Moses -- Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy -- unlocking their complex and fascinating tapestry of sources. Different colors and type styles allow readers to easily identify each of the distinct sources, showcasing Friedman's highly acclaimed and dynamic translation.
This unique Bible provides a new means to explore the riches of scripture by:
-Making it possible to read the source texts individually, to see their artistry, their views of God, Israel, and humankind, and their connection to their moment in history;
-Presenting the largest collection of evidence ever assembled for establishing and explaining the Documentary Hypothesis;
-Showing visually how the Bible was formed out of Read More chevron_right
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It takes about 7 Hours and 19 minutes on average for a reader to read The Bible With Sources Revealed. This is based on the average reading speed of 250 Words per minute.
How long is The Bible With Sources Revealed?
The Bible With Sources Revealed is 400 pages long.
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in 2005 The Bible With Sources Revealed won the National Jewish Book Award in category .
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