|The Moses Mystery: The Egyptian Origins of the Jewish People|
|by Gary Greenberg|
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"Bold! Courageous! Potentially a paradigm shift in biblical scholarship." - Prof. Edgar Gregersen, Anthropology Dept., City University of New York
"Greenberg offers some engaging
new insights into the age-old problem of
Mr. Greenberg seems to delight in a game of scholarly gotcha' - NY Times
An ingenious comparison of Biblical and Egyptian history. - St Louis Post-Dispatch
Sure to provoke challenge and debate. - Denver-Post
A must read for those interested in biblical scholarship. - Tennessee Tribune
Insightful and valuable - KMT Magazine
Where is the historical evidence for ancient Israel's Exodus from Egypt?
Sure to cause controversy in both academic and religious circles, The Moses Mystery examines the troubling question of why ancient Israel has no archaeological or documentary presence prior to and just after the Exodus from Egypt and challenges the conventional wisdom on the origins of the pre-Exodus Bible stories.
Although the bible says that Israel’s formative history took place in ancient Egypt, biblical scholars and Egyptologists have steadfastly refused to explore the role of Egyptian history and literature on the origins of Jewish religion. Greenberg attempts to set the record straight. Marshaling an astounding amount of research in the fields of biblical archaeology and Egyptian history, literature, and mythology, Greenberg shows that the first Israelites were native Egyptians and that the history of Israel before the Exodus is based almost entirely on Egyptian mythology.
Some of the many intriguing revelations in The Moses Mystery include
● The Twelve Tribes of Israel never
This book was originally published in hardcover under the title The Moses Mystery: The African Origins of the Jewish People and in paperback as The Bible Myth: The African Origins of the Jewish People.