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|Named Person:||Esau, (Biblical figure); Esau.|
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|Description:||461 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Part one. Edom, brother and in-law of Israel : 1. Eau in Seir: scapegoat or demon : Meanings, puns, and MNDs ; Open conflict ; Seir: from big to small to nothing ; Esau, the rock, Gibeah, and Jerusalem ; Hidden polemic ; Gen. 25: 19-28: birth of the kingly prophet ; Gen. 25: 19-34: Jacob's cup of soup versus YHWH's cup of wrath ; Gen. 26: 34-35; 28:6: Esau, the architect of the house of Abraham ; Gen. 27: Apostate Israel in the disguise of pious Edom ; Gen. 33: Rejection of the brother and the theology of YHWH from Seir 2. Esau as the husband of Judah : Judith: the question of centrality and chosen place ; Beeri: 'my source' is a prophet as husband and teacher ; Hittite, the Terrible roots of the Zion theology ; Ephron of Hebron ; Uriah: a first flaw in the covenant theology ; Oholibamah: tent or temple, the high place or the holy mountain ; Anah and Zibeon: the Saulide successors of the Edomite rulers of Israel ; Hivites: legal and illegal violations of covenant ; Names of the God of Eve in Judith language ; Hivites of Shechem or what actually happened in Gibeah in 520 BCE ; Sin of Gideon and the punishment of the Saulides ; Hivites of Gideon or what happened around 180 BCE on account of Gibeah ; Jeush, Jaalam, and Korah ; Jeush and Jaalam ; Korah and how to live in the land ; Korah or who is to inherit and share Israel 3. Esau as the husband of all Israel : Basemath or Solomon's colonial rule and syncretism ; Adah or Solomon's questionable judgment ; Elon or how to judge leaders ; Abram: how to judge Abram's covenant with Rebel with Tyrant ; Heber: or how to judge Mosaic leadership ; Abimelech, or how to judge an alliance with mother's brothers ; Saul's judgment put to test at Elon Tabor ; Elon, his grave is Aijalon ; Aijalon I or the judgment of Zion and the Melchi-Lord-Zedek ; Aijalon II or the judgment of a firstborn son ; Eliphaz, the son of Esau and Adah ; Eliphaz' doctrine: individual retribution ; Elihu's doctrine: the intercessor ; Job the intercessor of father's and mother's brother ; Behemoth/Leviathan or Israel ; Three daughters of Job 4. Esau, the in-law of Ishmael : Mahalath, founding mother of the Hebrews ; Abraham or how to rule Hebrew in Hebrewland ; Ishmaelite 'David' contra the Davidide Ishmael ; Nebaioth, the rejected Hebrew leader of the Egyptian Israelites ; Reuel, friend of God ; Reuel, Moses' father- in-law or the significance of circumcision ; Reuel, father's brother for Israel or how to organize justice ; Reuel or the centralization of the YHWH cult around a tent 5. Summary and conclusion : Esau and Seir: Edom's capital, leadership and theology ; Judith-Oholibamah: Jerusalem versus Shechem, a theological issue ; Basemath and Adah: judgment of leadership in the context for the covenant theology ; Mhalath and Basemath: Judgment of in-laws in the context of the covenant theology ; Summa summarum: first is best Part two. History of the sons of Edom : 1. The polemic about the leadership of the Edomites: Learned leadership instead of kingship ; Striking elements in Edom's history ; Striking elements in the first stanza ; Striking elements in the Horite list ; Striking elements in the list of kings ; Most remarkable element in Gen. 36:43 2. The conduct of the Edomite and Horite learned leaders in Puns and MNDs on their names : Seven sons of Eliphaz ; Four sons of Reuel ; Seven Horite learned leaders and their sons ; Edom's eight good kings ; Bela, son of Beor, the founder of Edom ; Jabab, son of Zerah from Bozrah, or the illegal occupation of Edom in 520 BCE ; Husham is away from the land of the Temanites ; Hadad, son of Bedad (Barad), Satan and Saviour ; Samlah from Masrekah in a land full of wine ; Saul from the river with wide open spaces ; Baal-Hanan son of Akbor, a gracious lord and master ; Hadar, king of Arad, Pogoor and Goldwater 3. The accusations against Edom in the open polemic of the prophets : Habakkuk ; Teman and Mount Paran the abode of the Holy one ; Jeremiah: Wisdom of Teman and the Arrogance of Gibeah ; Obadiah: Teman's history and Israel's new geography ; Amos: Edom a YHWH zealot and the land of David ; Ezekiel: Teman and Shechem ; Isaiah: The sacrifice of Bozrah ; Micah: the sheepfold of Bozrah 4. The counter-arguments in the hidden polemic of our teacher : Kenaz or how Edom regained Arad and Shechem ; Othniel and Achsah or how Arad became the capital of Idumaea ; Othniel, or the origin of the personal union of Idumaea and Israel ; Timna(h) the capital of Israel and Judah ; Tamar or how Israel and Judah became a personal union after 520 BCE ; Samson or how the revolt of Israel against Judah failed ; Summary and conclusions ; Amalek, a living memorial forever ; Amalek or monarchy versus a triarchy ; Amalek versus Horite leaders ; Amalek and the 'Danites' ; The deliverance of Edom from Horite rule ; historical defeat of the Horites in Seir ; Divine defeat of the Horites in Seir ; Jether or leadership and law ; Jether, in-law leadership and the law ; Jether, a son judges the leadership of the father ; Jether, Solomon judges the leadership of David ; Jether the successor of Joshua ; Elah, or how to judge Elah the learned leader of Oholibamah ; Two Elah trees in the Shechem pass area ; Two Elah kings and the house of Shiloh ; Valley of Elah or when and how to remove a house of wicked YHWH priests ; Why David turned Goliath ; Why Doeg turned the house of Shiloh ; Shimei son of Elah, a lesson for the exiles who will return 5. Summary and conclusions : The leaders of Edom and Israel ; Conduct of the leaders of Edom and Israel ; Accusations against Edom in the open polemic of the prophets ; Counter-arguments in our teacher's hidden polemic ; Summa summarum.|
|Other Titles:||Esau, salvation in disguise|