Banned from the Promised Land: Reanalyzing the Fall of Moses (Num. 20:2-13).
In this lecture Dr. Jonathan Burnside explores one of the most difficult sections of the Pentateuch. Contrary to most commentators who either find Moses not guilty of any offense or, at best, guilty of a purely procedural wrong, it is argued that the combined effect of Moses' words and actions is to present an act of open rebellion that strikes at the heart of the story of YHWH, Moses and Israel
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