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Who was Moses the Man?

October 27th, 2019 No comments

Moses is undoubtedly one of the most complicated individuals in the entire Hebrew Bible. A great leader, prophet, and lawgiver in Judaism, Christianity, Islam and several other Abrahamic religions, Moses’ legendary status sometimes overshadows the very human (and flawed) individual actually described in the biblical text.

Moses the man and his multifaceted identity is explored in a recent article by Dr. Amanda Mbuvi for Biblical Archaeology Review, which carefully considers the ramifications of Moses’ intricate background and can be read here. Long-time readers of this blog will also remember a similar article published previously, Another Look at Moses, which wonders why this hero had such a humble (or even humiliating) end, and can be read here. read more