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Composition of Genesis 37: Incoherence and Meaning in the Exposition of the Joseph Story (Matthew C Genung) Paperback Book, (Mohr Siebeck, 2017) 9783161551505
Composition of Genesis 37: Incoherence and Meaning in the Exposition of the Joseph Story (Matthew C Genung) Paperback Book, (Mohr Siebeck, 2017) 9783161551505
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Title: Composition of Genesis 37: Incoherence and Meaning in the Exposition of the Joseph Story

Author: Genung, Matthew C

Publisher: Mohr Siebeck; Publication Date: 2017

Paperback; ISBN: 9783161551505

Volumes: 1; Pages: 247

List Price in Paper: $119.00 Our price: $94.99

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Genesis 37 is the exposition of the biblical Joseph Story and narrates the basis of Israel's descent into Egypt. From the beginning of critical research into the Pentateuch, literary tensions and contradictions encountered in this chapter, including the question of who sold Joseph to whom, have given rise to several incompatible explanations. At present, no solution to its complex problems enjoys agreement. On top of a thorough history of research, Matthew C. Genung provides a fresh literary critical analysis of Genesis 37, treated passage by passage, and guided by the literary tensions in the narrative in dialogue with the most important solution models. This method has led to a new explanation of the compositional history of Genesis 37 that contributes to an understanding of the meaning of the actual text, solves its elements of tension and incoherence, and identifies their originating historical milieu.
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