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By Liora Ravid

ISBN-10: 9652296090

ISBN-13: 9789652296092

Why does the Bible aid marriage to a number of better halves? Why does just one son inherit his father s estate? Is it attainable that the adventure s hardships and the critical scarcity of nutrients avoided Sarah from conceiving?
In The Bible quite occurred, Dr. Liora Ravid follows within the footsteps of the biblical heroes, interpreting their tales in accordance with the social and criminal fact in their time. The publication reconstructs the ancient trip of Abraham and his relatives from Ur of the Chaldees to the land of Canaan from a land that worshipped a number of idols to the land of the single God, the birthplace of David, the judges, the prophets, and Jesus.

Ravid questions why the Bible starts with tales of the forefathers and foremothers, describing them as basic shepherds. Why have been they so very important? Ravid demonstrates that in keeping with the pedigree in Genesis, the forefathers and foremothers originated from one noble family members, the family members that gave upward push to King David, ancestor of the Messiah, and in accordance with the hot testomony, to Jesus as well.

Readers of the English Bible are usually ignorant of the exact writing form of the unique Hebrew, which makes use of wealthy wordplay and double entendre so as to add a number of layers of colour and intensity to the textual content. particularly for the non-Hebrew reader, the writer opens a window in this hidden global in the words.

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