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By Matthew C. Genung

Genesis 37 is the exposition of the biblical Joseph tale and narrates the root of Israel's descent into Egypt. From the start of serious study into the Pentateuch, literary tensions and contradictions encountered during this bankruptcy, together with the query of who bought Joseph to whom, have given upward thrust to numerous incompatible motives. at this time no option to its complicated difficulties enjoys contract. On best of an intensive heritage of analysis, Matthew C. Genung presents a clean literary serious research of Genesis 37, taken care of passage through passage, guided via the literary tensions within the narrative in discussion with crucial answer types. this system has resulted in a brand new clarification of the compositional historical past of Genesis 37 that contributes to an realizing of the which means of the particular textual content, solves its parts of anxiety and incoherence, and identifies their originating ancient milieu. the implications impression Joseph tale exegesis and basic questions present in Pentateuchal criticism.

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By Matthew C. Genung

Genesis 37 is the exposition of the biblical Joseph tale and narrates the root of Israel's descent into Egypt. From the start of serious study into the Pentateuch, literary tensions and contradictions encountered during this bankruptcy, together with the query of who bought Joseph to whom, have given upward thrust to numerous incompatible motives. at this time no option to its complicated difficulties enjoys contract. On best of an intensive heritage of analysis, Matthew C. Genung presents a clean literary serious research of Genesis 37, taken care of passage through passage, guided via the literary tensions within the narrative in discussion with crucial answer types. this system has resulted in a brand new clarification of the compositional historical past of Genesis 37 that contributes to an realizing of the which means of the particular textual content, solves its parts of anxiety and incoherence, and identifies their originating ancient milieu. the implications impression Joseph tale exegesis and basic questions present in Pentateuchal criticism.

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