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Beschreibung des Verlags
The Hebrew Bible is arguably the most influential work of all timethe most prized, and most studied, literary possession of Western civilization. Yet its message remains enigmatic, obscured by the cryptic nature of its archaic vocabulary.
Using the Ten Commandments as an illustrative portal, Hilton Bik explains how the West fundamentally misunderstands the Holy Word emanating from the East. Drawing upon an illustrious array of contemporaryscholarship he demonstrates how traditional biblicalcommentary is chronically jeopardized by entrenchedpresuppositions that preclude an accurate interpretation ofthe exotic narrative.
This unbiased, historically based analysis of the ancientmanuscript yields some startling discoveriesinsightsthat test the very foundational ideas of both Judaismand Christianity and question the commonly acceptednexus between the Decalogue and civil society.