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OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this chapter you should be able to:

  • Explain why we believe Moses wrote the five books of the Law
  • Describe how ancient treaties help us to date the era of Israel’s patriarchs and when the law was written
  • Take a Self-Test
Image via Wikimedia Commons This ninth century AD painting shows Moses receiving the part of the law at Mount Sinai.


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