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What Are the Ten Commandments?
by Yona Zeldis McDonough and Tim Foley


Overview - Learn the story behind the ten laws that have been the guiding light of Judeo-Christian belief.

Not just about Moses, whose origin story leaves open questions, this book looks back at the time when the commandments were written, how the belief in one all-powerful God set the Israelites apart from other ancient peoples, and the roles the Ten Commandments have played in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.  Read more...


 
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Overview
Learn the story behind the ten laws that have been the guiding light of Judeo-Christian belief.

Not just about Moses, whose origin story leaves open questions, this book looks back at the time when the commandments were written, how the belief in one all-powerful God set the Israelites apart from other ancient peoples, and the roles the Ten Commandments have played in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. It also looks at what each individual commandment means and how together they form the basis of leading a moral life as well as forming a just government.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780515157239
  • ISBN-10: 0515157236
  • Publisher: Penguin Workshop
  • Publish Date: October 2017
  • Page Count: 112
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12
  • Dimensions: 7.4 x 5.3 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.22 pounds

Series: What Was...?

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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Religion - Bible Stories - Old Testament
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