TITLE

A new identity

AUTHOR(S)
Holladay, William L.
PUB. DATE
July 1996
SOURCE
Christian Century;7/17/96, Vol. 113 Issue 22, p715
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9608050374

 

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