Traditions of the Bible: A Guide to the Bible as it Was at the Start of the Common Era (1998 Kugel), book

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Traditions of the Bible: A Guide to the Bible as it Was at the Start of the Common Era (1998) is the revised edition of The Bible as It Was (1997 Kugel), book.

Abstract

"From the creation and the tree of knowledge through the Exodus from Egypt and the journey to the promised land; James Kugel shows us how the earliest interpreters of the scriptures radically transformed the Bible."--Publisher description.

Editions and translations

Published in Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1998.

Contents

1. The World of Ancient Biblical Interpreters -- 2. The Creation of the World -- 3. Adam and Eve -- 4. Cain and Abel -- 5. Noah and the Flood -- 6. The Tower of Babel -- 7. Abraham Journeys from Chaldea -- 8. Melchizedek -- 9. The Trials of Abraham -- 10. Lot and Lot's Wife -- 11. Jacob and Esau -- 12. Jacob and the Angel -- 13. Dinah -- 14. Joseph's Ups and Downs -- 15. Jacob's Sons in Egypt -- 16. Growing Up in Pharaoh's Court -- 17. The Exodus from Egypt -- 18. The Red Sea -- 19. Into the Wilderness -- 20. At Mt. Sinai -- 21. The Golden Calf -- 22. Worship in the Wilderness -- 23. Trouble along the Way -- 24. The Bronze Serpent, Balaam, and Phinehas -- 25. The Life of Torah -- 26. Afterword

External links

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