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The God of Second Chances: The Remaking of Moses

3.86  ·  Rating Details ·  7 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Paperback, 153 pages
Published February 28th 1991 by Victor Books (first published 1991)
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Brian Eshleman
Feb 16, 2012 Brian Eshleman rated it really liked it
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I expected this to be an exposition of the Bible's verses on Moses, and good as far as that goes. What I didn't expect was the amount of historical texture that Baker put into such a small book. One really begins to understand the belief system that Moses likely had as a prominent Egyptian and the ways in which God attacks that belief system with loving perseverance. This is helpful because so much of the Egyptian belief system is still around today barely changed.

The other pronounced characteri
Trudy Pomerantz
Jul 19, 2015 Trudy Pomerantz rated it really liked it
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While I did not agree with everything posited by this writer as to Moses life (he certainly went beyond Scripture), I still did find what he wrote challenging. He fleshed out Moses somewhat partly just by taking a step back and imagining Moses as a real person - what it must have been like to have to flee from Egypt into the desert and going from being a somebody in an advanced civilization to being a nobody taking care of sheep.
Jul 30, 2011 Gail rated it really liked it
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For the fourth time in five years, I am committed to reading the entire Bible in one year. This book based on the life of Moses was perfect timing as I was reading Exodus at the same time. The book gave me new insight.
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