Richard Elliot Friedman on the Exodus

In 2017, noted scholar of the Hebrew Bible Richard Elliot Friedman published a book with HarperCollins entitled The Exodus: How It Happened and Why It Matters. Using the tools of source criticism, Friedman posits that what really happened is not that there was no exodus from Egypt but rather that it involved a group that... Continue Reading →

Bart Ehrman on the Sources Behind the Hebrew Bible

Recently New Testament scholar Bart Ehrman was asked for recommendations on the construction of the Hebrew Bible. He recommends a number of books. First, some bibliography.   There are a number of college-level textbooks for those interested in the field (one doesn’t have to be in college to read them!  Among other things they have the... Continue Reading →

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