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- Giving Your Firstborn Son to God
- The Bible’s Evolving Effort to Humanize Debt Slavery
- Sacred Mountains: Connecting the Revelation at Horeb and the Aqedah
- When the God of Justice Goes Rogue
- Does the Decalogue Prohibit Stealing?
- Preparing for Sinai: God and Israel Test Each Other
- The Song of the Sea and the History of Ancient Israel and Judah
- The Essence of the Hebrew Calendar
- Taking Control of the Story: God Hardens Pharaoh’s Heart
- How Many Years Were the Israelites in Egypt?
- YHWH’s War Against the Egyptian Sun-God Ra
- The Three Redactional and Theological Layers of the Plagues
- The Missing Speeches in the Plague Narrative and the Samaritan Pentateuch