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Moses is at the foundation of monotheism, and so of Western culture. Here the factual and fictional events and characters in religious beliefs are studied. It traces monotheism back to the Egyptian king Akhenaten and shows how Moses's followers established truth by denouncing all others as false.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674587397
ISBN-10: 0674587391
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x 17mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 30-Sep-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jan Assmann

Jan Assmann is Professor of Egyptology at the University of Heidelberg.

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