Exodus and Conquest Narratives Argumentative Essay by ResearchRiter

Exodus and Conquest Narratives
A response to the thesis that the Exodus and conquest narratives cannot be definitively dated to a particular time period and cannot be shown to have occurred as they are narrated in the Hebrew Bible.
# 124642 | 2,000 words | 15 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Religion and Theology (The Bible)


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This paper examines the Biblical Exodus and conquest narratives and compares them with the views expressed in "The Bible Unearthed" and "The Exodus Decoded", supporting the thesis statement that "Based on science, archaeology, a careful reading of the Bible, and historical research, the Exodus and conquest narratives cannot be definitively dated to a particular time period and cannot be shown to have occurred as they are narrated in the Hebrew Bible." The paper takes issue with both extrabiblical sources and points out that although these events cannot be proved to have occurred as written in the Bible per Finkelstein/Silbrrman and Jacobivici, this does not mean that the events did not occur exactly as the Bible stated.

From the Paper:

"In this response, the statement, "Based on science archaeology, a careful reading of the Bible and historical research, the Exodus and conquest narratives cannot be definitively dated to a particular time period and cannot be shown to have occurred as they are narrated in the Hebrew Bible" was selected. It must be pointed out that although this is the case this does not in any sense mean that these narratives did not happen just as the Bible records them, they..."

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