The Promised Land: In Canaan or in Nubia?
- A new identity. Holladay, William L. // Christian Century;7/17/96, Vol. 113 Issue 22, p715
Reflects on the meaning behind Jacob's wrestling with God as told in Genesis 32:22-31. Events that led to the wrestling match; Jacob's tricking of Isaac; Jacob's relationship with father-in-law, Laban; Offering of bribes to Esau; Presence of ambiguities in Jacob's character in the church.
- A new beginning: Abram. Holladay, William L. // Christian Century;5/22/96, Vol. 113 Issue 18, p569
Discusses the motivations behind biblical patriarch Abram's decision to leave his father's house and journey with his wife Sarai and his followers to Haran as stated in chapter 12, verses 1 to 9 of the Old Testament's Book of Genesis. God's speech to Abram; Migration as a part of human history;...
- RASHI'S VIEW OF GENESIS. Litke, Joel // Jewish Bible Quarterly;Jul-Sep2005, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p187
Analyzes the Book of Genesis. Aim of Genesis; Theme of the Book of Genesis; Justification of Israel's entitlement to the land; Comparison between Canaanites and the Hebrews in Genesis; Legal and moral grounds for Israel's claim to the Land of Canaan.
- Warrior Women, Unmanly Men: Mira de Amescua's El clavo de Jael. Campbell, Gwyn E. // Bulletin of the Comediantes;2012, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p15
A literary criticism of the Old Testament play "El clavo de Jael," by Antonio Mira de Amescua. The play is about two powerful women who deliver premonarchic Israel from the grip of Canaanite oppression. It finds that the challenge facing the dramatist clearly involved not only the manner in...
- The Confrontation Of Yahwehism And Baalism As Illustrated In I Kings 18. Kneifer, Philip John // Theological Research Exchange Network (TREN): Theses & Dissertat;1986, p1
Presents the dissertation entitled "The Confrontation of Yahwehism and Baalism as Illustrated in I Kings 18". Baal worship; Fertility cult of Canaan; Relationship of Israel to the fertility cult; Biblical exegesis of 1 Kings 18.
- Submissive, or Strong Rescue? Haddad, Mimi // Mutuality;Summer2013, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p22
The author discusses the women in the Old Testament who exhibited leadership to the extent of defying patriarchy in obediently answering the call of God. She agrees that women in the Bible including Miriam, Deborah and Huldah showed their courage, obedience and leadership in politically and...
- EUSTATHIUS OF ANTIOCH AND A FRAGMENT ATTRIBUTED TO PATRIARCH PHOTIUS. Antonopoulou, Theodora // Journal of Theological Studies;Oct2006, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p546
The article focuses on a fragment from Hebrew 7:3 which is attributed to Patriarch Photius of Constantinople, regarding his commentary on the Pauline epistles. It was shown that the fragment is extracted from the "Epistula ad Alexandrum Alexandrinum (De Melchisedech)" of the Nicene Father...
- THE EXILE OF THE PATRIARCHS AMONGST THE PROPHETS: A NEW BEGINNING OR FIRST BEGINNINGS? Lombaard, Christo J. S. // Verbum et Ecclesia;2010, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p1
Usually, the primary texts on the patriarchs of the Old Testament are considered to be those in Genesis, not only as to the extent of the material offered, but also regarding the dating accorded the patriarchs in relation to the texts concerned. References to the Old Testament patriarchs in the...
- â€˜Reckless Eyeballingâ€™: Written and Oral Narratives in Genesis 16.4-5. Splawn, Jane // Feminist Theology: The Journal of the Britain & Ireland School o;Jan2013, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p173
This essay considers how current theories of narrative (both written and oral) inform how we read the complexities of the relationship(s) among Abraham, Sarah, and Hagar in Gen. 16.4-5. It argues that, while we may no longer have access to the oral counter narrative of Gen. 16.4-5,...