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David K. Israel

Covenant Shmovenant

February 24, 2007, by

The Ten Commandments are concise and plainly worded—because the Israelites were smart enough to lawyer-up before finalizing the contract. Excerpts from an early draft archaeologists dug up last week. Biblical scholars have long recognized the language of the Ten Commandments as different from the rest of the writings found in the Old Testament. Similar in