Moses, God, and the Dynamics of Intercessory Prayer

  title={Moses, God, and the Dynamics of Intercessory Prayer},
  author={Michael Widmer},
The primary objective of this thesis is to reconsider the significance of the canonical portrayal of Moses the intercessor in the aftermath of "documentary" pentateuchal criticism. Not disregarding the diachronic dimension of the text, at the heart of this study is a close theological reading of Exodus 32-34 and Numbers 13-14 in their final form with focus on the nature and theological function of Moses' prayers. The intercessions evoke important theological questions, especially with regard to… 

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