By Thomas E. Levy, Thomas Schneider, William H.C. Propp
The Bible's grand narrative approximately Israel's Exodus from Egypt is valuable to Biblical faith, Jewish, Christian, and Muslim identification and the formation of the educational disciplines learning the traditional close to East. It has additionally been a pervasive subject in inventive and renowned mind's eye. Israel's Exodus in Transdisciplinary standpoint is a pioneering paintings surveying this practice in unheard of breadth, combining archaeological discovery, quantitative method and shut literary examining. Archaeologists, Egyptologists, Biblical students, desktop Scientists, Geoscientists and different specialists give a contribution their different ways in a singular, transdisciplinary attention of historical topography, Egyptian and close to jap parallels to the Exodus tale, the historicity of the Exodus, the interface of the Exodus query with archaeological fieldwork on emergent Israel, the formation of biblical literature, and the cultural reminiscence of the Exodus in historical Israel and beyond.
This edited quantity comprises study provided on the groundbreaking symposium "Out of Egypt: Israel’s Exodus among textual content and reminiscence, historical past and Imagination"held in 2013 on the Qualcomm Institute of the collage of California, San Diego. the mix of forty four contributions by means of a global crew of students from varied disciplines makes this the 1st such transdisciplinary learn of historical textual content and background. within the unique convention and with this new quantity, innovative media, corresponding to a 3D immersive digital fact atmosphere, impart leading edge, Exodus-based learn to a much broader viewers. Out of archaeology, historical texts, technology and know-how emerge an up to date photograph of the Exodus for the 21st Century and a brand new ordinary for collaborative research.