From Eden to Exile: Unraveling Mysteries of the Bible

From Eden to Exile: Unraveling Mysteries of the Bible

Eric H. Cline

during this provocative but persuasive booklet, now in paperback, Eric H. Cline makes use of the instruments of his exchange to ascertain one of the most difficult mysteries from the Hebrew Bible and, within the method, to relate the heritage of old Israel. Combining educational with an available variety that has made him a favourite with readers and scholars alike, he lays out each one secret, evaluates all to be had evidence—from confirmed truth to debatable assumption to far-fetched jump of faith—and proposes an evidence that reconciles Scripture, technological know-how, and history.

Numerous beginner archaeologists have sought a few hint of Noah’s Ark to fulfill purely with failure. yet, even though no severe student might adopt any such literal seek, many agree that the Flood used to be no fantasy however the cultural reminiscence of a true, catastrophic inundation, retold and reshaped over numerous generations. Likewise, a few specialists recommend that Joshua’s storied victory at Jericho is the far-off echo of an earthquake rather than Israel’s sacred trumpets—a attention-grabbing, geologically believable conception that is still unproven regardless of the simplest efforts of medical research.

Cline areas those and different Biblical tales in strong archaeological and ancient context and reserves judgment on principles that can't but be proven or denied. alongside the best way, our so much expert realizing of old Israel comes alive with dramatic yet exact element during this groundbreaking and unique e-book by means of one of many emerging stars within the box.

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