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Published: 01 August 2019

208 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190946968

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Melchizedek, King of Sodom

How Scribes Invented the Biblical Priest-King

Robert R. Cargill

  • Proposes a new theory about the origin of the biblical king Melchizedek
  • Offers new evidence proving that Shalem is not Jerusalem, as previously believed by biblical scholars
  • Suggests that the tithe described in Genesis 14:20 actually went in the opposite direction, from Melchizedek to Abram