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Bible Books
The Lawgiver
Moses: A Life
Jonathan Kirsch
(New York: Ballantine Books, 1998) 415 pp., $27.50 (hardback)
Meek and arrogant, mild and unrelentingly harsh, merciful and cruel—Moses is one of the most difficult characters in the Bible. But Jonathan Kirsch, in this readable and well-researched account of Moses the lawgiver, does not shy away from those contradictions; instead, he emphasizes them. In so doing, Kirsch, a book columnist for the Los Angeles Times and also a lawyer, has made accessible one of the great figures of the Bible.
Readers expecting a straightforward …

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