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Bibil Identifier bibil:222568
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) From Joseph to Moses: The Narratives of Exodus 1-2
Author Baden, Joel S.
Journal Vetus Testamentum (Volume: 62, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2012
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2012
Year (Copyright) 2012
Year (Reference) 2012
Language English
Pages 133-158 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract In this paper it is argued that the canonical text of Exodus 1-2 is a compilation of three originally independent narratives belonging to the pentateuchal sources J, E, and P. The text of Exodus 1-2 is divided source-critically, and each individual narrative analyzed on its own terms. Each of these stories contains specific narrative claims that are distinct from that of the canonical text as a whole, and each represents a continuation of the patriarchal narratives into the Exodus account.
DOI 10.1163/156853312X629162
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Historical Traditions
Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Methods : Diachronic Methods : Source Criticism / Literary Criticism
Pericopes Exodus 1-2
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