Exodus and Revolution

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BasicBooks, Jan 1, 1985 - Exode - Typologie - 177 pages
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Noted political philosopher Michael Walzer offers a moving meditation on the political meanings of the biblical story of Exodus. "Walzer knows his Bible. He stands in the growing ranks of contemporary academicians who are discovering in biblical and rabbinic sources a literature rich with significance for modern man".--Chaim Potok, "Philadelphia Inquirer". Copyright й Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

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Contents

Slaves in Egypt
19
Slaves in the Wilderness
41
A Free People
71
Copyright

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