[b-hebrew] Kadeshah & Zonah in Genesis 32 + More

Harold R. Holmyard III hholmyard at ont.com
Thu Jul 15 20:33:52 EDT 2004


Dear George,

>Personally, I think it has nothing to do with any putative Moses who was
>supposed to have led an exodus from Egypt (evidence does not suggest the
>historicity of such an event).  It was a program piece which was written
>to account for certain historical relationships and theological
>positions.  If it were merely an historical account, I would question its
>value for anything more than antiquarian reasons.  It would not have
>appeared until after the monarchy was instituted.


HH: You should read Kenneth Kitchen's _On the Reliability of the Old 
Testament_. He gives a lot of evidence supporting the historicity of 
the Exodus events.

				Yours,
				Harold Holmyard




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