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These are the generations : identity, covenant, and the toledot formula

Author: Matthew A Thomas
Publisher: New York : T & T Clark International : Contiuum, 2010.
Series: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies, 551.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Summary:

A seemingly minor heading interacts with genealogies and divine covenants to shape the trajectory of the story of Israel's developing sense of identity.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew A Thomas
ISBN: 9780567151414 0567151417 9780567241917 0567241912
DOI: CBID178168
OCLC Number: 651153784
Notes: Paperback edition originally published in 2012.
Description: xvii, 148 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Defining the toledot formula : syntax, semantics, and function --
Excursus: Why is there no toledot heading for Abraham? --
Variations in the syntax of the toledot formula --
Genealogies' role in shaping the narrative --
Covenants change the basis for the narrowing of focus --
Findings, conclusions, and implications.
Series Title: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies, 551.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies.
Responsibility: Matthew A. Thomas.
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