Argonauts of the Desert: Structural Analysis of the Hebrew by Philippe Wajdenbaum

By Philippe Wajdenbaum

'Argonauts of the wasteland' provides a progressive new remark at the Bible and its origins, arguing that almost all biblical tales and legislation have been encouraged by means of Greek literature. From Genesis to Kings, the books of the Bible could have been written by way of a unmarried writer, a Hellenized Judean pupil who used Plato's perfect country within the legislation as a first-rate resource. As such, biblical Israel is a sport of that twelve tribes kingdom and the tales surrounding the beginning, lifestyles and dying of that kingdom have been encouraged through Greek epics. each one bankruptcy offers the biblical fabric and compares this to the Greek or Roman equivalents, discussing similarities and differences.

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