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Sparks and the age of the Song of Deborah

Beginning in April of 2005 I blogged for several weeks about Kenton Sparks’ book, God’s Word in Human Words. Sparks has now made available on the Internet his paper “Religion, Identity and the Origins of Ancient Israel”, which was originally … Continue reading

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Ephraim and Manasseh in older traditions

Igor Lipovsky has extrapolated from Genesis a scenario for the house of Joseph as part of the Hyksos rule of Egypt that ended in about 1550 BCE.  He does not hold to the Bible as a precise, literal record.  However, … Continue reading

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