Against the Gods: The Polemical Theology of the Old by John D. Currid PDF

By John D. Currid

Did Moses borrow rules from his cultural friends while he wrote the Pentateuch? students disagree at the dating among parts of the outdated testomony and comparable historical close to jap bills. 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, even if, pushes again by contrast development by means of 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 consistently emphasised the futility of paganism against this with the extraordinary worldview of the Hebrews. Currid’s penetrating research and considerate argumentation make this a ground-breaking source for somebody drawn to this ongoing discussion.

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