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How the Bible Became Holy by Michael Satlow

Synthesizing an enormous body of scholarly work, Professor Satlow’s groundbreaking study offers provocative new assertions about how an ancient collection of seemingly obscure Israelite writings became the founding texts of both Judaism and Christianity, considered holy by followers of each faith.

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