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Jewish Monotheism

Israel's Modern Exodus: Faith In Egyptian Democratization

Carlo Strenger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Carlo Strenger

The image of Egypt as the land of pagan falsehoods and slavery derived from the Biblical Story of Exodus is the theological root of Western and Israeli skepticism on Egyptian democratization.

Polytheism And Human Sacrifice In Early Israelite Religion

Valerie Tarico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Valerie Tarico

Surprise of surprises, as Israel aspired to greatness and sought to make a name for itself, surrounded by vast empires, Yahweh got bigger and bigger -- so vastly superior was Yahweh to the gods of other nations.