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Author Yoreh, Tzemah, 1978-

Title First book of God / Tzemah L. Yoreh
Published Berlin ; New York : De Gruyter, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 293 pages)
Series Beihefte zur zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft ; Bd. 402
Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft ; Bd. 402
Contents Cover13; -- Frontmatter13; -- Contents -- Abbreviations13; -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The Book of E -- 3. The Elohistic Abraham Cycle -- 4. The Elohistic Jacob Cycle -- 5. The Elohistic Joseph Cycle -- 6. The Elohistic Moses Cycle -- 7. The Elohistic Balaam Cycle -- 8. Angels and the Tent of Meeting in the J and E Corpuses -- 9. Summary -- 10. Appendix: Did J Believe or Accept the Centralization of Cult -- Backmatter13
Summary The supplementary hypothesis offered in this book suggests that the search for three or four different fragmentary documents in the Pentateuch is erroneous and that the editorial procedure was one of successive additions upon one original text, an organic procedure in a culture where the written word was respected, and revelation revered. The earliest layer of Pentateuchal narrative is E which this book focuses on isolating
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Bible. Pentateuch -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Documentary hypothesis (Pentateuchal criticism)
E document (Biblical criticism)
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1282673092
3110221675 (cloth)
9783110221671 (cloth)
(23X15,5 cm ; alk. paper)