By Detlef Jericke
This quantity bargains with ancient and exegetical difficulties of the Abraham tale within the ebook of Genesis. the 1st half describes the result of archaeological investigations at Hebron and Mamre in Southern Palestine together with comments at the prestige of the province of Judah within the first millennium BCE, in particular within the Babylonian and Persian interval. the second one half offers exegetical reviews on Genesis bankruptcy thirteen and 18. The concluding a part of the quantity relates the old and exegetical features. The Abraham tale is interpreted as a made of the Judaean humans of the Babylonian and Persian interval.
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