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Genesis an Introduction [Paperback]

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Pages   286
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.99" Width: 6.04" Height: 0.76"
Weight:   1 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Aug 1, 1992
Publisher   Augsburg Fortress Publishers
ISBN  080062582X  
EAN  9780800625825  

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GENESIS: AN INTRODUCTION is actually an introduction for a three volume work in the Continental Commentary Series: GENESIS 1-11, GENESIS 12-36, and GENESIS 37-50. Claus Westermann spent 25 yrs. writing the commentary. CONTENTS: Part 1: Introduction to the Story of the Primeval Events: Genesis 1-11 1. The Story of Primeval Events in the Pentateuch and Its Prehistory. 2. The Numerative Sections in Genesis 1-11: The Genealogies as the Framework of the Story of Primeval Events. 3. The Narrative Sections of Genesis 1-11 4. The Theological Significance of the Primeval Story. 5. Literature. 6. The Formation and Theological Meaning of the Primeval Story. Part 2: Introduction to the Patriarchal Story: Genesis 12-50 1. The Significance of the Patriarchal Story. 2. The Origin and Growth of the Partriarchal Story. 3. The World of the Patriarchal Story & Its Setting: The Question of the Time of the Patriarchs 4. Literature: Genesis 12-50. 5. The Religion of the Patriarchs. 6. Structure and Growth of Genesis 12-25. 7. Conclusion to Genesis 12-36. Part 3: Introduction to the Joseph Story: Genesis 37-50. Literature on the History of the Exegesis of Genesis 37-50. Other Literature on Genesis 37-50. 1. The History of the Exegesis of Genesis 37-50. 2. The Composition of Genesis 37-50. 3. The Composition of the Joseph Story in the Stricter Sense. 4. The Literary Form of the Joseph Story. 5. The Joseph Story and Wisdom. 6. The Joseph Story and the Patriarchal Traditions. 7. The Origin and Growth of Genesis 37-50. 8. Parallels and Egyptian Background. 9. Concluding Remarks on Genesis 37-50.

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The introductions from Westermann's three-volume commentary on Genesis in one volume.

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Claus Westermann was Professor of Old Testament at the University of Heidelberg in Germany. He authored a number of books, including "Praise and Lament in the Psalms", "Roots of Wisdom", and "Prophetic Oracles of Salvation in the Old Testament", all published by WJK.

Claus Westermann has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Old Testament Library

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