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Melchizedek, King of SodomHow Scribes Invented the Biblical Priest-King

Melchizedek, King of Sodom: How Scribes Invented the Biblical Priest-King

Robert R. Cargill

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190946968
eISBN:
9780190946999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190946968.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This book argues that the biblical figure Melchizedek mentioned in Gen. 14 as the king of Shalem originally appeared in the text as the king of Sodom. Textual evidence is presented to demonstrate ... More

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