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Abraham, the nations, and the Hagarites : Jewish, Christian, and Islamic perspectives on kinship with Abraham

Author: Martin Goodman; Geurt Hendrik van Kooten; J van Ruiten
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010.
Series: Themes in biblical narrative, v. 13.
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Jews, Christians and Muslims describe elements of their origins with close reference to the narrative of Abraham, including the complex story of Abraham's relations with Hagar. This volume sketches  Read more...

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Named Person: Abraham, (Biblical patriarch); Hagar, (Biblical figure); Ishmael, (Biblical figure); Abraham, Erzvater.; Hagar, Bibel.; Ismael, Bibel.; Abraham, Biblische Person.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Goodman; Geurt Hendrik van Kooten; J van Ruiten
ISBN: 9789004188433 9004188436
OCLC Number: 667610170
Description: xxxv, 577 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Old Testament narrative. Abraham and the nations / Ed Noort --
Created in the image of the son : Ishmael and Hagar / Ed Noort --
Early Judaism and its Greco-Roman environment. Spartans and Jews : Abrahamic cousins? / Jan N. Bremmer --
Did the Gentiles know who Abraham was? / Pieter W. van der Horst --
Abraham and the nations in the Dead Sea scrolls : exclusivism and inclusivisim in the texts from Qumran and the absence of a reception history of Gen 12:3 / Mladen Popović --
Abraham and the nations in the Book of Jubilees / Jacques T.A.G.M. van Ruiten --
Hagar in the Book of Jubilees / Jacques T.A.G.M. van Ruiten --
Abraham and the nations in the works of Philo of Alexandria / Phoebe Makiello --
Hagar and the enkyklios paideia in Philo of Alexandria / Abraham P. Bos --
Josephus on Abraham and the nations / Martin Goodman --
Hagar, Ishmael, and Abraham's household in Josephus' Antiquitates judaicae / Birgit van der Lans --
Rabbinic Judaism. Converting the missionary image of Abraham : rabbinic traditions migrating from the land of Israel to Babylon / Moshe Lavee --
Abrahm, exile, and midrashic tradition / Joanna Weinberg --
Ishmael sacrificed grasshoppers / Ronit Nikolsky --
Hagar in Targum Pseudo-Jonathan / Florentino García Martínez --
Many nations and one God : Abraham in Hebrew hymns / Wout van Bekkum. New Testament and early Christianity. "Neither Jew nor Greek" : Abraham as a universal ancestor / Karin B. Neutel --
Belonging to Abraham's kin : genealogical appeals to Abraham as a possible background for Paul's Abrahamic argument / Birgit van der Lans --
Broadening the new perspective on Paul : Paul and the ethnographical debate of his time : the criticism of Jewish and pagan ancestral customs (1 Thess 2:13-16) / George H. van Kooten --
Hagar and Paul's covenant thought / Albert L.A. Hogeterp --
Philosophical criticism of genealogical claims and stoic depoliticization of politics : Greco-Roman strategies in Paul's allegorical interpretation of Hagar and Sarah (Gal 4:21-31) / George H. van Kooten --
Children of the slave woman : the gnostic Christian reinterpretation of Paul's allegory of Hagar and Sarah / Bas van Os --
"Come out of your country and your kinsfolk" : Abraham's command and ascent of the soul in the Exegesis on the soul (NHC II,6) / Lautaro Roig Lanzillotta --
Ishmaelites, Hagarenes, Saracens / Anthony Hilhorst --
After Philo and Paul : Hagar in the writings of the Church Fathers / Johan Leemans --
The call of God and the response of Abraham : perspectives from a fifth-century Christian debate / Augustine Casiday --
Hagar in the so-called Daniel-Diegesis and in other Byzantine writings / W.J. Aerts --
Islam. The religion of Abrahm and Islam / Gerald Hawting --
Hājar in the Qur'ān and its early commentaries / Fred Leemhuis --
Epilogue / Martin Goodman.
Series Title: Themes in biblical narrative, v. 13.
Responsibility: edited by Martin Goodman, George H. van Kooten, Jacques T.A.G.M. van Ruiten.

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