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Abraham, the nations, and the Hagarites : Jewish, Christian, and Islamic perspectives on kinship with Abraham / edited by Martin Goodman, George H. van Kooten, Jacques T.A.G.M. van Ruiten.

Goodman, Martin. (Added Author). Kooten, Geurt Hendrik van, 1969- (Added Author). Ruiten, J. van (Jacques) (Added Author).
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Subject: Bible. Genesis, II, 16-18, 21 > Criticism, Narrative.
Bible. Genesis, II, 16-18, 21 > Historiography.
Bible. New Testament > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Qurʼan > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Abraham (Biblical patriarch)
Hagar (Biblical figure)
Ishmael (Biblical figure)
Rabbinical literature > History and criticism.
Abrahamic religions.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9789004216495
  • ISBN: 9004216499
  • ISBN: 1283160870
  • ISBN: 9781283160872
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxxv, 577 pages).
  • Publisher: Leiden ; Brill, 2010.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Old Testament narrative. Abraham and the nations / Ed Noort -- Created in the image of the son : Ishmael and Hagar / Ed Noort -- Early Judaism and its Greco-Roman environment. Spartans and Jews : Abrahamic cousins? / Jan N. Bremmer -- Did the Gentiles know who Abraham was? / Pieter W. van der Horst -- Abraham and the nations in the Dead Sea scrolls : exclusivism and inclusivisim in the texts from Qumran and the absence of a reception history of Gen 12:3 / Mladen Popović -- Abraham and the nations in the Book of Jubilees / Jacques T.A.G.M. van Ruiten -- Hagar in the Book of Jubilees / Jacques T.A.G.M. van Ruiten -- Abraham and the nations in the works of Philo of Alexandria / Phoebe Makiello -- Hagar and the enkyklios paideia in Philo of Alexandria / Abraham P. Bos -- Josephus on Abraham and the nations / Martin Goodman -- Hagar, Ishmael, and Abraham's household in Josephus' Antiquitates judaicae / Birgit van der Lans -- Rabbinic Judaism. Converting the missionary image of Abraham : rabbinic traditions migrating from the land of Israel to Babylon / Moshe Lavee -- Abrahm, exile, and midrashic tradition / Joanna Weinberg -- Ishmael sacrificed grasshoppers / Ronit Nikolsky -- Hagar in Targum Pseudo-Jonathan / Florentino García Martínez -- Many nations and one God : Abraham in Hebrew hymns / Wout van Bekkum.
New Testament and early Christianity. "Neither Jew nor Greek" : Abraham as a universal ancestor / Karin B. Neutel -- Belonging to Abraham's kin : genealogical appeals to Abraham as a possible background for Paul's Abrahamic argument / Birgit van der Lans -- Broadening the new perspective on Paul : Paul and the ethnographical debate of his time : the criticism of Jewish and pagan ancestral customs (1 Thess 2:13-16) / George H. van Kooten -- Hagar and Paul's covenant thought / Albert L.A. Hogeterp -- Philosophical criticism of genealogical claims and stoic depoliticization of politics : Greco-Roman strategies in Paul's allegorical interpretation of Hagar and Sarah (Gal 4:21-31) / George H. van Kooten -- Children of the slave woman : the gnostic Christian reinterpretation of Paul's allegory of Hagar and Sarah / Bas van Os -- "Come out of your country and your kinsfolk" : Abraham's command and ascent of the soul in the Exegesis on the soul (NHC II,6) / Lautaro Roig Lanzillotta -- Ishmaelites, Hagarenes, Saracens / Anthony Hilhorst -- After Philo and Paul : Hagar in the writings of the Church Fathers / Johan Leemans -- The call of God and the response of Abraham : perspectives from a fifth-century Christian debate / Augustine Casiday -- Hagar in the so-called Daniel-Diegesis and in other Byzantine writings / W.J. Aerts -- Islam. The religion of Abrahm and Islam / Gerald Hawting -- Hājar in the Qur'ān and its early commentaries / Fred Leemhuis -- Epilogue / Martin Goodman.
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