For some two thousand years, the Bible has been revered, studied, disdained and debated. It is the most influential book of Western culture and is read wherever there are people who can read. Many have lived by it, some have died for it. But no one knows who wrote it or why. Armed with his training as a Bible scholar and linguist, Professor Friedman combines his own understanding of the ancient world with recent archeological evidence and new methods of literary analysis to discover clues within the Bible itself that point ...
For some two thousand years, the Bible has been revered, studied, disdained and debated. It is the most influential book of Western culture and is read wherever there are people who can read. Many have lived by it, some have died for it. But no one knows who wrote it or why. Armed with his training as a Bible scholar and linguist, Professor Friedman combines his own understanding of the ancient world with recent archeological evidence and new methods of literary analysis to discover clues within the Bible itself that point to a solution to the puzzle of its authorship. Like a skilled detective, he uncovers the identity of its writers, discovers that some of these writers knew each other, and tells how this affected, in unexpected ways, the final form the Bible took. He explains why there are inconsistencies in the Bible and why God is portrayed in so many and often contradictory ways. Already praised in America as 'fascinating', 'stimulating', 'brilliant' and 'provocative' by Bible scholars of differing religious affiliations, Who Wrote the Bible? challenges us to rethink the way we understand, value, and use the Bible today.
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A must read book. Please read this incredible, very informative, insightful book. I will buy more of them for my friends...
Jan 29, 2009
A book for everyone
A revealing and comprehensive account by an outstanding Bible authority. After reading this book the Bible will take on a new meaning, Historical as well as Theological. Very well written and easy to understand.
Jan 24, 2008
This book is amazing. Friedman not only sums up years upon years of religious study in this field, but does so in a way that is easy to read.
Friedman obviously is excited to come to the conclusions he displays in this book, which is a wonderful change. Instead of reading like a textbook, which would be incredibly boring, he makes this book exciting. It's almost like a detective novel.
Read this book. It might make you think differently about where the texts of the Old Testament came from. It will definitely show you how the Torah is truly a work of art.
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