The Source; a Novel - An Old Man and His God, pp. 175-240 Summary & Analysis

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An Old Man and His God, pp. 175-240 Summary

An old man called Zadok is told by a loud voice that he must leave the dessert. The voice is that of the god, El-Shaddai, who tells him not to worship other gods. Zodak still uses flints as he clings to the old ways. There are seven hundred people in Zodak's tribe that have been chosen by El-Shadai to move west.

As leader, Zadok will not permit one of his Hebrew women to marry a Canaanite unless he foreswears allegiance to the god Baal and is circumcised and converted to El-Shaddai. In this way, Zadok keeps his tribe homogenos. Captured slave women also have to adopt El-Shaddai. His son Epher helps manage the tribe on the journey west. They cross the Jordan and continue past Hazor and approach Makor...

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