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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Abraham as spiritual ancestor.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010
|Named Person:||Abraham, (Biblical patriarch)|
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||9789004183339 9004183337 9789004181649 9004181644|
|Description:||1 online resource (xii, 264 pages).|
The ancestor in Greco-Roman culture: the case of Aeneas --
Abraham in Hellenistic-Jewish context --
The Shona ancestral cosmology --
Ancestry and descendancy in Romans 4.
|Series Title:||Biblical interpretation series, v. 100.|
|Responsibility:||by Israel Kamudzandu.|
Drawing on the ideology of the Augustan era of constructing ancestors, this book is about Paul's creative construction of Abraham as a spiritual ancestor of "all" people who have the faith of Abraham and Sarah. The book breaks new accademic grounds on the value of ancestors in a 21st century global Christian world.
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