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Bibil Identifier bibil:212676
Publication Type Journal article
Title (Afrikaans, Long) Genesis 38 binne die Josefverhaal
Title (Afrikaans, ) ’n Literêr-sosiologiese perspektief
Author Viljoen, D.A.
Author Breytenbach, A.P.B.
Journal HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies (Volume: 58, Issue: 4)
Year (Publication) 2002
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2002
Year (Copyright) 2002
Year (Reference) 2002
Language Afrikaans
Pages 1795-1827 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract A review of research on Gen 38 defines it as a literary riddle. The reasoning of this passage’s positioning and function within the Joseph narrative leads to a maze of different viewpoints. This article systematizes research on Gen 38 into three basic viewpoints: [1] Gen 38 forms an intrinsic part of the Joseph narrative; [2] Gen 38 is an independent literary unit; [3] Gen 38 is dialectically related to the Joseph narrative. Gen 38 reflects a polemical Southern perspective of the Kingdom of Judah against a Northern perspective of the Kingdom of Israel. This viewpoint links up with the argument that Gen 38 should be seen as dialectically related to the Joseph narrative.
Pericopes Genesis 38
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