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THE CONTINUITY OF THE BIBLE

The Early Years of Joseph

From the February 1964 issue of The Christian Science Journal


IN further token of his gratitude to God for his ennobling experience at Peniel, Israel insisted that his retainers renounce the "strange" (literally "foreign") gods (see  Gen. 35:2) to which some of them had turned and to accept exclusively the Deity so often described by his own name, "the God of Israel" (see  Ex.