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The World of Genesis : Persons, Places, Perspectives.

Author: Philip R Davies; David J A Clines
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 1998.
Series: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Although it opens with an argument that the earth, and not humanity, is the real subject of Genesis 1-11, this collection of essays focuses first on female personalities in Genesis (Eve, Hagar, Rebeccah, Tamar and the four tribal matriarchs), then on male characters (Abraham, Ishmael, Pharaoh). The treatment ranges from historical-critical analysis, through discourse analysis and narrative, ideological and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Davies, Philip R.
World of Genesis : Persons, Places, Perspectives.
London : Bloomsbury Publishing, ©1998
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip R Davies; David J A Clines
ISBN: 9780567464491 0567464490
OCLC Number: 1049860516
Description: 1 online resource (187 pages).
Contents: Preface: Genesis and the Gendered World --
Abbreviations --
List of Contributors --
Part I: THE WHOLE EARTH --
Facing the Earth: Primaeval History in a New Perspective --
Part II: THE WOMEN'S STORY --
Postmodernizing Eve and Adam (Can I have my Apricot as well as Eating it?) --
Hagar: A Woman with an Attitude --
The Woman of their Dreams: The Image of Rebekah in Genesis 24 --
Genesis 38: Structure and Literary Design --
The Matriarchal Groupings of the Tribal Eponyms: A Reappraisal --
Part III: THE MEN'S STORY --
A Crux and a Taunt: Night-time then Sunset in Genesis 15. Parataxis, Rhetorical Structure, and the Dialogue over Sodom in Genesis 18 --
The Place of Ishmael --
The Determination of Pharaoh: His Characterization in the Joseph Story (Genesis 37-50) --
Index of References --
Index of Authors --
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Series Title: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies.

Abstract:

Although it opens with an argument that the earth, and not humanity, is the real subject of Genesis 1-11, this collection of essays focuses first on female personalities in Genesis (Eve, Hagar, Rebeccah, Tamar and the four tribal matriarchs), then on male characters (Abraham, Ishmael, Pharaoh). The treatment ranges from historical-critical analysis, through discourse analysis and narrative, ideological and psychological analyses, to postmodern autobiographical exegesis. Among the many delights of this selection are the mingling of traditional and contemporary perspectives, especially the inter.

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