Introducing Philip Yoo’s Book: Ezra and the Second Wilderness


Yoo addresses the relationship between Ezra, the Ezra Memoir and the Pentateuch, arguing that the Ezra Memoir is a coherent account of Ezra’s leadership of the Babylonian exiles and modeled on the multiple presentations of Moses and the Israelite wilderness preserved in the Pentateuch.

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