A Farewell to the Yahwist?: The Composition of the Pentateuch in Recent European Interpretation

A Farewell to the Yahwist?: The Composition of the Pentateuch in Recent European Interpretation



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004137660
Publisher: BRILL
Publication date: 12/31/2006
Series: SBL - Symposium Series , #34
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.54(w) x 9.62(h) x 0.74(d)

About the Author

Thomas B. Dozeman, Ph.D. (1985) in Religion, Columbia University, is Professor of Hebrew Bible at United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio. He is the author of Exodus (Eerdmans), God at War: Power in the Exodus Tradition (Oxford), and God on the Mountain: A Study of Redaction, Theology and Canon in Exodus 19-24 (SBL/Scholars Press).
Konrad Schmid is Professor of Old Testament at the University of Zürich. He is the author of Buchgestalten des Jeremiabuches. Untersuchungen zur Redaktions- und Rezeptionsgeschichte von Jer 30-33 im Kontext des Buches and Erzväter und Exodus. Untersuchungen zur doppelten Begründung der Ursprünge Israels in den Geschichtsbüchern des Alten Testaments (both from Neukirchen-Vluyn).

Table of Contents

Introduction, Thomas B. Dozeman and Konrad Schmid; The Elusive Yahwist: A Short History of Research, Thomas Christian Römer; The So-Called Yahwist and the Literary Gap between Genesis and Exodus, Konrad Schmid; The Jacob Story and the Beginning of the Formation of the Pentateuch, Albert de Pury; The Transition between the Books of Genesis and Exodus, Jan Christian Gertz; The Literary Connection between the Books of Genesis and Exodus and the End of the Book of Joshua, Erhard Blum; The Commission of Moses and the Book of Genesis, Thomas B. Dozeman; The Yahwist and the Redactional Link between Genesis and Exodus, Christoph Levin; The Report of the Yahwist’s Demise Has Been Greatly Exaggerated!, John Van Seters; What Is Required to Identify Pre-Priestly Narrative Connections between Genesis and Exodus? Some General Reflections and Specific Cases, David M. Carr

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