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This criticism is interesting for two reasons. First, Ibn Hazam was trying to elevate the Qur’an at the expense of the Bible. , surahs 10, 14, 28). Second, the suggestion that Ezra was a central figure in writing (or compiling) the law would become popular in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. 30 Furthermore, they questioned whether Moses could even write. It must be recalled that these questions were being raised 10 ancient israel in sinai 150 years before the discovery of the Rosetta stone, the decipherment of Egyptian hieroglyphs, and the beginnings of Assyriology.

5 The study of ‘‘religions of Israel’’ from the middle to the end of the twentieth century witnessed the integration of the biblical texts with ancient texts and other archaeological materials, but the Bible served as the primary source. Some representatives of this interdisciplinary approach include William F. 6 And all of these studies include some treatment of the wilderness tradition and its role in the development of ancient Israel’s religion. In fact, the title of one chapter in Ringgren’s book, ‘‘The Beginnings of Israel’s Religion: Moses,’’ acknowledges the centrality of the wilderness tradition to Israel’s religion.

The Turin Canon, and the Abydos and Sakkara king lists (ca. 84 Sections of these lists that include the names of kings from Dynasties 1–6, in turn, are based on much earlier texts such as the Palermo stone from the ca. c. Thus, as much as two millennia separate Manetho from the earliest periods about 18 ancient israel in sinai which he writes. d. 90) and in the writings of early Christian writers, Julius Africanus (ca. d. 180–250) and Eusebius (ca. d. 85 Thus when present-day researchers want to consult Manetho, they have to read Josephus, Africanus, and Eusebius, who lived 350 to 600 years after him.

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