These are the Generations Paperback

Identity, Covenant, and the 'Toledot' Formula

by Matthew A. Thomas;


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These are the Generations

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Using a combination of form-critical and linguistic methods, the author seeks to understand the role of the toledot formula, often translated "These are the generations of Name," in shaping the book of Genesis and the Pentateuch as a whole. An examination of the formula uncovers that it functions primarily as a heading to major sections of text and draws the readers' attention to focus on an ever narrower range of characters.By starting from the perspective of the surface structure of the text and addressing questions that investigation raises, the study is able to uncover and resolve a number of tensions within the text, as well as provide insights into a number of other questions surrounding the toledot headings and the organization of the structure of the Pentateuch.

These are the Generations by Matthew A. Thomas was published by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC in February 2013. The ISBN for These are the Generations is 9780567241917.

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Page last updated 26th November 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC (February 2013)
EditionNIPPOD ed
Weight253g
Number of Pages176
Thickness9 mm
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
ISBN9780567241917
ISBN-100567241912
Product Code4071288
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