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Because the box of religious study expands to house new modes of inquiry, students are more and more conscious of the necessity for methodological readability. David L. Petersen s educating, study, and repair to the guild are marked via a dedication to such readability. therefore, in honor of Petersen s paintings, a cohort of exotic colleagues offers this quantity as an authoritative and updated instruction manual of tools in Hebrew Bible scholarship. Readers will locate concentrated discussions of conventional and newly rising tools, together with historic feedback, ideological feedback, and literary feedback, in addition to a variety of case reviews that point out how those techniques paintings and what insights they yield. also, numerous essays offer a extensive evaluation of the sphere through reflecting at the higher highbrow currents that experience generated and guided modern biblical scholarship. The members are Yairah Amit, Pablo R. Andi?±ach, Alan J. Avery-Peck, John Barton, Bruce C. Birch, Susan Brayford, William P. Brown, Walter Brueggemann, Mark okay. George, William ok. Gilders, John H. Hayes, Christopher B. Hays, Ralph W. Klein, Douglas A. Knight, Beatrice Lawrence, Joel M. LeMon, Christoph Levin, James Luther Mays, Dean McBride, Carol A. Newsom, Kirsten Nielsen, Martti Nissinen, Gail R. O Day, Thomas R?¶mer, C. L. Seow, Naomi Steinberg, Brent A. Strawn, Marvin A. Sweeney, Gene M. Tucker, and Robert R. Wilson.
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Because the narrative appears immediately after Gen 25:19–34, which discusses the birth of her sons, Esau and Jacob, the identity of her children does not come into question. Thus, the question of the identity of Rebekah’s children becomes a more distant question, but one that is nevertheless present in the narrative. The placement of the brief notice concerning Esau’s marriages to Hittite women at the conclusion of the narrative signals a larger concern with the identity of the progeny of Isaac.
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