The Politics of the Ancestors

Exegetical and Historical Perspectives on Genesis 12–36
Edited by Mark G. Brett and Jakob Wöhrle, in collaboration with Friederike Neumann
[Die Politik der Erzeltern. Exegetische und historische Perspektiven zu Genesis 12–36.]
2018. X, 449 pages.
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Summary
The authors of this volume explore political interpretations of the ancestral narratives. The essays enquire after the political intentions of various narrative units or literary layers. The significance of the ancestresses is also discussed, along with political receptions of ancestral narratives in early Jewish literature and Islam.

Forschungen zum Alten Testament (FAT)