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Jacob's Wealth : an Examination into the Nature and Role of Material Possessions in the Jacob-Cycle (Gen 25:19-35:29).

Author: Paul Vrolijk
Publisher: Leiden : BRILL, 2011.
Series: Vetus Testamentum, Supplements, 146.
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Various biblical studies on wealth and poverty have been published over the last thirty years. Some of these studies touch on the wealth of the patriarchs in Genesis 12-50, but they focus predominantly on other parts of the Bible. Scholars who have studied the patriarchal narratives in detail comment on aspects of patriarchal wealth, but do not offer an in-depth analysis of this topic. This book on Jacob 's wealth  Read more...
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Vrolijk, Paul.
Jacob's Wealth : An Examination into the Nature and Role of Material Possessions in the Jacob-Cycle (Gen 25:19-35:29).
Leiden : BRILL, ©2011
Named Person: Jacob, (Biblical patriarch)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Vrolijk
ISBN: 9789004209596 900420959X
OCLC Number: 742333512
Description: 1 online resource (366 pages).
Contents: Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter One Introduction; Chapter Two Jacob In Canaan I (Gen 25-28); Chapter Three Jacob Outside Canaan (Gen 29-31); Chapter Four Jacob In Canaan II (Gen 32-35); Chapter Five Conclusions; Appendix A Nouns and Verbs Related to Material Possessions in Gen 12-50; Appendix B The Relationship between Blessing and Possessions in Gen 12-50; Bibliography; Author Index; Scripture Index.
Series Title: Vetus Testamentum, Supplements, 146.

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To study the nature and role of material possessions in the Jacob-cycle will result in a deeper understanding of the Jacob-story itself within the wider context of Genesis and the Pentateuch.  Read more...

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