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 id and the formation of the tutorial disciplines learning the traditional close to East. It has additionally been a pervasive topic in inventive and renowned mind's eye. Israel's Exodus in Transdisciplinary standpoint is a pioneering paintings surveying this custom in extraordinary breadth, combining archaeological discovery, quantitative technique and shut literary examining. Archaeologists, Egyptologists, Biblical students, desktop Scientists, Geoscientists and different specialists give a contribution their diversified techniques in a unique, transdisciplinary attention of old topography, Egyptian and close to japanese 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 historic Israel and beyond.
This edited quantity comprises learn offered 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 way of a global staff of students from various disciplines makes this the 1st such transdisciplinary learn of historic textual content and background. within the unique convention and with this new quantity, progressive media, equivalent to a 3D immersive digital fact atmosphere, impart cutting edge, Exodus-based examine to a much broader viewers. Out of archaeology, old texts, technology and know-how emerge an up to date photo of the Exodus for the 21st Century and a brand new common for collaborative research.