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Bibil Identifier bibil:221688
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Deceptive Pen of Scribes
Title (English, ) Judean Reworking of the Bethel Tradition as Program for Assuming Israelite Identity
Author Hong, Koog P.
Journal Biblica (Volume: 92, Issue: 3)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 427-441 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Nadav Na’aman has recently proposed that the Judean appropriation of Israel’s identity occurred as a result of the struggle for the patrimony of ancient Israel. This paper locates textual evidence for such a struggle in the Judean reworking of the Jacob tradition, particularly the Bethel account (Gen 28,10- 22), and argues that taking over the northern Israelite shrine myth after the fall of northern Israel was part of the ongoing Judean reconceptualization of their identity as «Israel» that continued to be developed afterwards.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Identity
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : History of Canaan-Israel : Themes : Scribe
Pericopes Genesis 28,10-28,22
1 Kings 12,26-12,29
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