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Hidden Book in the Bible

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ISBN-10: 0060630043

ISBN-13: 9780060630041

Edition: N/A

Authors: Richard Elliott Friedman

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Renowned biblical sleuth and scholar Richard Elliot Friedman reveals the first work of prose literature in the world-a 3000-year-old epic hidden within the books of the Hebrew Bible. Written by a single, masterful author but obscured by ancient editors and lost for millennia, this brilliant epic of love, deception, war, and redemption is a compelling account of humankind's complex relationship with God. Friedman boldly restores this prose masterpiece-the very heart of the Bible-to the extraordinary form in which it was originally written.
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 8/18/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 420
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Richard Elliott Friedman is professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature and holds the Katzin Chair at the University of California, San Diego. One of the premier biblical scholars in the country, he received his doctorate at Harvard and was a visiting fellow at Oxford and Cambridge. Author of The Hidden Face of God , The Hidden Book in the Bible , Commentary on the Torah , The Exile and Biblical Narrative , and the bestselling Who Wrote the Bible? , Friedman is also the president of the Biblical Colloquium West. A consultant to universities, journals, encyclopedias, and publishers, he is also the editor of four books on biblical studies and has authored over fifty articles, reviews, and…    

Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Recovery of the Work
Reading the Work
About the Translation
In the Day
Afterword
Textual Notes
Appendix
Converging Evidence for the Unity of the Work
The Antiquity of the Work
Late for a Very Important Date
Distribution of Terms in Prose Narrative
Notes