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Sinning in the Hebrew Bible: How the Worst Stories Speak for Its Truth

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Stories of rape, murder, adultery, and conquest raise crucial issues in the Hebrew Bible, and their interpretation helps societies form their religious and moral beliefs. From the sacrifice of Isaac to the adultery of David, narratives of sin engender vivid analysis and debate, powering the myths that form the basis of the religious covenant, or the relationship between a people and their God. Rereading these stories in their different forms and varying contexts, Alan F. Segal demonstrates the significance of sinning ...

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0231159269

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9780231159265

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Sinning in the Hebrew Bible: How the Worst Stories Speak for Its Truth
2012, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231159272

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Sinning in the Hebrew Bible: How the Worst Stories Speak for Its Truth
2012, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231159265

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