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"And I Will Remember My Covenant With Abraham": The Holiness School in Genesis

Warner, Megan E. (2012) "And I Will Remember My Covenant With Abraham": The Holiness School in Genesis. Doctor of Theology thesis, UNSPECIFIED.

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Abstract

Israel Knohl’s proposal of a Holiness School working later than the author of the Priestly material has opened up new horizons for understanding the redaction history of the Pentateuch. The implications of Knohl’s proposal have been explored in relation to some Pentateuchal books, but in
the case of Genesis there has been a reticence to recognise HS editing.
The thesis explores the interpretational possibilities raised by Knohl’s proposal, especially as developed in the work of Christophe Nihan and Jeffrey Stackert, by means of a case study of three interpolative texts in non-P narrative in Genesis. The three texts, Gen 18:17-19, 22:15-18 and 26:3b-5, have been identified by David M Carr as additional, late, related and “semi-Deuteronomistic.” The case study tests the hypothesis that the three texts were composed and placed in their current contexts by a member or members of the HS, or by a later redactor working within the tradition of the HS.

Item Type: Theses (Doctor of Theology)
Repository Version: Author's Final Manuscript
Keywords: Gen 18:17-19, Gen 22:15-18, Gen 26:3b-5, Abraham, Holiness school, inner-biblical exegesis, covenant, remember, oath, blessings, promise, nations
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: B - Old Testament
College/Association with University of Divinity: UFT-TCTS: United Faculty of Theology - Trinity College Theological School
Depositing User: Cate Headey
Date Deposited: 18 Jun 2012 03:33
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2013 04:38
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1093

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