Monthly Archives: August 2012

Isaac saved, Abraham butchered (by Wikipedia)

Abraham in Wikipedia (August, 2012) “Joseph Blenkinsopp writes that a common view among modern scholars is that the Genesis story of Abraham was not transmitted by oral traditions but originated from literary circles of the 6th and 5th centuries BCE… … Continue reading

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The Case for a Pre-exilic Abrahamic Tradition 1. yalad is used (rather than holid) in the J Abraham genealogies (Gen 22:23, 25:2); yalad (masc.) in the sense of ‘beget’ is clearly pre-exilic (see Jer 30:6[H], where…

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The Case for a …

The Case for a Pre-exilic Abrahamic Tradition 1. yalad is used (rather than holid) in the J Abraham genealogies (Gen 22:23, 25:2); yalad (masc.) in the sense of ‘beget’ is clearly pre-exilic (see Jer 30:6[H], where yalad [masc.] = ‘give … Continue reading

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