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Reading the fractures of Genesis : historical and literary approaches
David M. Carr.
- Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, ©1996.
- 1st ed.
- x, 388 pages : illustrations; 24 cm.
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- Pt. 1. Introduction. 1. The Importance of the Study of Genesis's Formation. 2. Methodology in Reconstruction of Transmission History
- Pt. 2. The First Step Backward: Identification of Priestly Material in Genesis. 3. Competing Models for P. 4. P from Creation to Flood (Genesis 1:1-9:17). 5. P in the Rest of Genesis (Genesis 9:18-50:26)
- Excursus: The Priestly Table of Nations in Genesis 10. 6. Concluding Reflections on the Priestly Material: Scope, Models, Structure, and Context
- Excursus: P in the Moses Story
- Pt. 3. Probing Further Back: Transformations of Meaning in the Non-P Material. 7. Competing Models for the Development of the Non-P Materials. 8. Reinforcing the Promise: The Late Revision of the Non-P Materials. 9. Constructing the Promise: The Proto-Genesis Composition
- Excursus: The Moses Story. 10. The Earliest Reconstructible Precursors to Genesis: The Preexilic Primeval History and the Jacob-Joseph Materials.
- 11. The Transmission History of the Non-P Materials: The Case for a Simpler Complexity
- Pt. 4. Moving Forward. 12. Reading the Fractures
- Appendix: A Model of Transmission History.
- Other information
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-362) and indexes.
- 0664220711 (alk. paper)
- 0664256295 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Identifying numbers
- LCCN: 95046693
- OCLC: 33664323