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vii Contents A Note on Terminology and Translation ix Acknowledgments xi 1 Playing by Different Rules 1 Reading Genesis through Its Deferrals 2 (Un)conventional Genesis 7 Two Ways of Reading Identity and the Divine Word 3 Family Storytelling 23 The Relationship between Genesis and Its Readers 4 The Theology of Genealogy 43 A Boundary Breaking Foundation for Identity 5 The Social Ladder and the Family Tree 69 Competing Approaches to Structuring Identity 6 Fruitfulness 109 The Emergence of a New Identity beyond Insider/Outsider Dichotomies Postscript 149 Works Cited 153 Indices 161 This page intentionally left blank ...

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ISBN
9781602587489
Related ISBN
9781602587472
MARC Record
OCLC
945553059
Pages
200
Launched on MUSE
2016-03-31
Language
English
Open Access
No
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