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The Moses tradition / George W. Coats.

Coats, George W. (Author).
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Subject: Moses (Biblical leader)
Bible. Pentateuch > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Old Testament > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Pentateuch.
Moïse (Chef biblique)
Bible. A.T. > Critique, interprétation, etc.
Bible. A.T. Exode > Critique, interprétation, etc.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780567067081
  • ISBN: 0567067084
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (203 pages).
  • Publisher: Sheffield, Eng. : JSOT Press, ©1993.

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General Note: "Sixteen essays, four of which are published for the first time."--Foreword.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: I will be with you -- Moses in Midian -- Moses versus Amalek : aetiology and legend in Exodus 17.8-16 -- History and theology in the sea tradition -- The king's loyal opposition : obedience and authority in Exodus 32-34 -- Legendary motifs in the Moses death reports -- Humility and honor : a Moses legend in Numbers 12 -- Metanoia in ancient Israel : clues for unity and change -- Moses as a model for ministry : an exegesis of Exodus 2.11-22 -- The failure of the hero : Moses as a model for ministry -- The golden calf in Psalm 22 -- Healing and the Moses traditions -- Strife and broken intimacy : Genesis 1-3 : prolegomena to a biblical theology -- Violence in the heroic tradition : a characteristic motif in biblical sagas -- The unity of Isaiah : an exercise in canon criticism -- Scope and structure for the Yahwist : where does it end?
Summary: These essays from the doyen of Moses studies focus on issues primarily in Pentatuchal/Hexateuchal research. The volume, containing several papers previously unpublished, forms a companion volume to Coats's 'Moses: Heroic Man, Man of God'. Together the two volumes comprise the whole of Coats's unique and wide-ranging investigations of the figure of Moses.
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