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    DescriptionIn his pathbreaking Israel in Egypt, James K. Hoffmeier refuted the claims of scholars who questioned the historical accuracy of the biblical account of the Israelite sojourn in Egypt. Analyzing a wealth of textual, archaeological, and geographical evidence, he put forth a thorough defense of the biblical tradition. Hoffmeier now turns his attention the Wilderness narratives of Exodus, Leviticus, and Numbers, and to those minimalist scholars who deny the plausibility of the biblical account. As director of the North Sinai Archaeological Project, Hoffmeier has led several excavations that have uncovered important new evidence supporting the Wilderness narratives. This volume will present these archaeological findings as part of a thorough examination of all the evidence. The major focus of the book will be on the actual location of Mount Sinai, which some scholars have sought to locate in northern Arabia and not in the Sinai peninsula as traditionally thought. Hoffmeier's work will serve as a rebuttal to this and other challenges to the authenticity of the Wilderness narratives.


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    Title
    Ancient Israel in Sinai
    Subtitle
    The Evidence for the Authenticity of the Wilderness Traditions
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) James K. Hoffmeier
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 284
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 31 mm
    Weight: 680 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780195155464
    ISBN 10: 0195155467
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.2
    BISAC V2.8: REL006210
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15440
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HRCG9
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BISAC V2.8: REL072000
    Ingram Subject Code: RF
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    Libri: I-RF
    Ingram Theme: CULT/NAFRIC
    ECPA Christian Book Category: BSTBIBARC, BSTBIBBHS
    DC22: 222.12095
    BISAC V2.8: REL006090
    DC22: 222.106, 222/.12095
    LC classification: BS1245.52 .H64 2005
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: QRMF19
    Illustrations note
    Numerous halftones and line drawings
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Publication date
    03 November 2005
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    James K. Hoffmeier is Professor of Old Testament and Near Eastern Archaeology, Trinity International University. He is the author of Israel in Egypt (OUP 1997).
    Review quote
    ...deserve[s] to be carefully considered by mainstream biblical commentators... An energetic and engaging defence... Francesca Stavrakopoulou, Times Literary Supplement