Chapter One. Methodology and History of Scholarship; Chapter Two. The Documentary Hypothesis; Chapter Three. Hecataeus of Abdera; Chapter Four. Aristobulus and the Septuagint; Chapter Five. Berossus and Genesis; Chapter Six. The Table of Nations; Chapter Seven. Manetho and the Hyksos. Chapter Eight. Manetho and the Polluted Egyptians; Chapter Nine. Nectanebos and Moses; Chapter Ten. The Route of the Exodus; Chapter Eleven. The Date and Authorship of the Pentateuch; Appendix A. Berossus and Megasthenes; Appendix B. Theophanes of Mytilene; Appendix C. The Samaritan Pentateuch; Appendix D. The Rivers of Eden; Appendix E. Tarsus and the Nora Inscription; Appendix F. Seth-Typhon and the Jews.
Russell Gmirkin is a writer, researcher, and Dead Sea Scrolls scholar living in Portland, Oregon.
"[Berossus and Genesis, Manetho and Exodus] has a bold thesis and
detailed argumentation...this volume is an intriguing read because
it challenges us at every turn to think about source-critical
questions and to ask about the direction of literary dependence."
-Journal of Hebrew Scriptures--Sanford Lakoff
"this is a detailed study and a good example of thinking outside the box" Theological Book Review Vol. 19 No. 1 2007
Contributor Russell E. Gmirkin's essay "The Rivers of Eden" reviewed in International Review of Biblical Studies, 2007.
Reviewed in International Review of Biblical Studies, 2007.