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An Ark on the Nile: The Beginning of the Book of Exodus
Bodner, Keith

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016 pp. viii + 208. $95.00


Description: Provides an authoritative reading of Exodus 1-2. Explores the characterization of Pharaoh, and reflect on the concluding moments of Genesis 50 as a transition to the book of Exodus. Evaluates several narratives in Genesis where Egypt is the central locale and where Egyptian characters are featured.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Pentateuch, Exodus, Literature, Methods, Literary Approaches

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Review by Jean Louis Ska
Published 2/22/2018
Citation: Jean Louis Ska, review of Keith Bodner, An Ark on the Nile: The Beginning of the Book of Exodus, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2018).


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