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    DescriptionScholars of the Hebrew Bible have in the last decade begun to question the historical accuracy of the Israelite sojourn in Egypt, as described in the book of Exodus. The reason for the rejection of the exodus tradition is said to be the lack of historical and archaeological evidence in Egypt. Those advancing these claims, however, are not specialists in the study of Egyptian history, culture, and archaeology. In this pioneering book, James Hoffmeier examines the most current Egyptological evidence and argues that it supports the biblical record concerning Israel in Egypt.


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    Title
    Israel in Egypt
    Subtitle
    The Evidence for the Authenticity of the Exodus Tradition
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) James K. Hoffmeier
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 280
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 522 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780195130881
    ISBN 10: 019513088X
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25520
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
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    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1HBE
    BIC subject category V2: HDD, HBJH
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    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
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    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDA
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    Ingram Theme: ETHN/JUDAIC
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    Ingram Theme: RELI/JUDAIC
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    Ingram Subject Code: RF
    Libri: I-RF
    Ingram Theme: CULT/NAFRIC
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 222.12095
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030, REL006090
    B&T Approval Code: A17603000
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDA, 1HBE
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A13503030
    BISAC V2.8: REL033000
    Thema V1.0: QRM, QRVC, QRJ, NHTB, NHC, NHG, NKD, NHHA
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1HBE, 1QBA
    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Illustrations note
    18 halftones, 7 line illustrations, 4 maps
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Publication date
    27 May 1999
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    James K. Hoffmeier is Professor of Bible Studies and Archeology at Wheaton College, Illinois.
    Review quote
    This book is an excellent source to use in conjunction with one's study of Exodus, a "must by" for all evangelical professors of Old Testament studies as well as pastors and Bible teachers interested in information regarding the historical reliability of the Israelites' existence in Egypt. Because of the wealth of information and documentation provided in this book, there is truely no other book of its kind. mark Rooker, Faith and Mission, Vol.17, No.3, Summer 2000. "This is historical research at its best, with constant attention to primary sources...[Hoffmeier] retains a broad perspective and leaves no stone unturned in his quest to have the epigraphic and archeological evidence shed light on the biblical record of Israel's sojourn in and exodus from Egypt."-Gary Rendsburg, Cornell University