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Bibil Identifier bibil:226765
Publication Type Journal article
Title (German, Long) Gen 15: Vom »Urgestein« der Väterüberlieferung zum »theologischen Programmtext« der späten Perserzeit
Author Köckert, Matthias
Journal Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft (Volume: 125, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2013
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2013
Year (Copyright) 2013
Year (Reference) 2013
Language German
Pages 25-48 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The theological discourse that is presented in narrative form in Gen 15 should not be measured by the standards appropriate to a narrative that has developed over time. Attempts along such lines to reconstruct an underlying narrative with a single theme such as a son, numerous descendants or the land must be seen as failures. Only verses 11.13–17a* and 19–21 are secondary additions. Even the main text is post-Priestly. It belongs at the end of a series of debates about Abraham and personal identity in Judah at the end of the Persian period.
DOI 10.1515/zaw-2013-0003
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : History of Canaan-Israel : Periods : Persian Period
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Abraham
Pericopes Genesis 15
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