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Author Granerød, Gard.

Title Abraham and Melchizedek : scribal activity of Second Temple times in Genesis 14 and Psalm 110 / Gard Granerød
Published Berlin ; New York : De Gruyter, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 317 pages)
Series Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft ; Bd. 406
Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft ; Bd. 406
Contents Frontmatter; Contents; Part I: Introduction; 1. Background, Method, Aim, and Overview; Part II: Genesis 14*; 2. Genesis 14: Characteristics, Textual Integrity, and Textual Criticism. Preliminary Discussion and Hypotheses; 3. Genesis 14* and the Abraham Tradition; 4. Genesis 14* and the Composition History of the Abraham Narratives; 5. Why Was Genesis 14* Composed and Inserted into the Abraham Narrative? An Attempt at a Literary Answer; 6. The Literary Building Blocks of the Author of Genesis 14*; 7. The Historical Motivation for the Author of Genesis 14* and the Text's Historical Meaning
Part III: The Melchizedek Episode (= ME) in Genesis 14:18208. Preliminaries; 9. Hypothesis: The Origin of the Melchizedek Episode Best Explained within the Paradigm of Diachronic, Inner-Biblical Exegesis; 10. Psalm 110; 11. The Phenomenon of Assimilation in the Bible; 12.??????????????????????????: An Analysis of MT Psalm 110:4b; 13. Early Intertextual Readings of Genesis 14 and Psalm 110; 14. The Result of an As
Summary In the research on the Pentateuch, Genesis 14 is regarded as an enigmatic text. Being one of the few texts where Abraham seems to be related to world history, it could potentially tell us when the patriarch lived. Thus, there have been attempts to relate the text to ANE archaeology and history. However, others argue it is one of the latest additions to the patriarchal narratives - albeit without arguing thoroughly for it. In this book, it is thoroughly argued for Genesis 14 having originated from scribal activity in Second Temple times: several earlier biblical texts have served as templates
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Subject Abraham (Biblical patriarch)
Melchizedek, King of Salem.
Bible. Genesis -- Relation to Psalms.
Bible. Genesis, XIV -- Criticism, Redaction
Bible. Psalms -- Relation to Genesis.
Bible. Psalms, CX -- Criticism, Redaction
Intertextuality in the Bible.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010002468
ISBN 3110223457 (23 x 15,5 cm ; alk. paper)
3110223465 (electronic bk.)
9783110223453 (23 x 15,5 cm ; alk. paper)
9783110223460 (electronic bk.)