TITLE

IN THE BEGINNING MYTH AND HISTORY IN GENESIS AND EXODUS

AUTHOR(S)
Moye, Richard H.
PUB. DATE
December 1990
SOURCE
Journal of Biblical Literature;Winter90, Vol. 109 Issue 4, p577
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with the mythical and historical elements in the Old Testament books of Genesis and Exodus. Discussion is offered on the characteristics of primeval history and patriarchal history seen in the text, a list of prominent themes found in the Bible, and an examination of the formulaic announcement of the death and burial of the Patriarch Isaac.
ACCESSION #
8516333

Tags: MYTH in the Bible;  BIBLE -- Historiography;  BIBLE. Genesis;  BIBLE. Exodus;  PATRIARCHS (Bible);  BIBLE -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.

 

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