The pentateuch: Archaeology and history

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This essay deals with the archaeological and extrabiblical clues that are relevant for identifying the historical realities that may lay behind pentateuchal texts. It will concentrate on the most thoroughly discussed pentateuchal narrative complexes, namely, the patriarchs and the Exodus and desert wandering.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Oxford Handbook of the Pentateuch
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)9780198726302
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2021
Externally publishedYes

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  • Archaeology
  • Bible
  • Exodus
  • History
  • Patriarchal period
  • Pentateuch
  • Wilderness

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Arts and Humanities


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