Daily Archives: April 25, 2011

Van Seters’ Source Division of Exodus 19-20

One bite at a time, I’m going to try to understand John Van Seters’ view on Exodus 19-20 in his Life of Moses.  In this post, I will feature his division of sources, which is on page 251.  J will … Continue reading

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Starting Lemche’s Early Israel

I started Niels Peter Lemche’s Early Israel.  What I read so far is a critique of the “peasant revolt” model of G.E. Mendenhall and Norman Gottwald, which posits that Israel was a result of peasant revolts in Canaanite city-states.  That … Continue reading

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