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Testament of Abraham

Author: Dale C Allison
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, 2003.
Series: Commentaries on early Jewish literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Legends
Named Person: Abraham (Biblical patriarch)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dale C Allison
ISBN: 3110178885 9783110178883
OCLC Number: 52424054
Language Note: Includes the text of the Testament of Abraham in English.
Description: xvi, 527 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The Greek texts --
The other versions --
The relation of the two Greek recensions --
Jewish or Christian? --
Local origin --
Daate --
Genre --
Structure --
Literary themes and leading ideas --
Bibliography --
Commentary --
Abraham's virtues, Michael's assignment --
Michael and Abraham meet each other --
Signs and wonders --
God commissions Michael again --
Isaac's dream --
Recognition of Michael's identity --
Isaac's dream, Michael's interpretation, Abraham's refusal --
God's speech --
Abraham strikes a bargain --
Abraham surveys the world --
Two ways and two gates --
The postmortem judgment --
The judgment interpreted --
Abraham repents and intercedes --
Abraham reneges --
God sends death to Abraham --
Death reveals himself --
The resurrection of Abraham's servants --
The interpretation of death's self-revelation --
Abraham's death.
Series Title: Commentaries on early Jewish literature.
Other Titles: Testament of Abraham.
Responsibility: Dale C. Allison, Jr.
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