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Moses and Multiculturalism, 2 - Johnson, Barbara, and Rietveld, Barbara (Foreword by)
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Countering impressions of Moses reinforced by Sigmund Freud in his epoch-making Moses and Monotheism , this concise, engaging work begins with the perception that the story of Moses is at once the most nationalist and the most multicultural of all foundation narratives. Weaving together various texts--biblical passages, philosophy, poems, novels, opera, and movies--Barbara Johnson explores how the story of Moses has been appropriated, reimagined, and transmitted across cultures and historical moments. But she finds that ...

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Moses and Multiculturalism, 2 2010, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520262546

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