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In: Textus
In: Biblical Interpretation
In: The Text of the Hebrew Bible and Its Editions
In: Sibyls, Scriptures, and Scrolls
In: The Book of Genesis
In: Mighty Baal
Author: Ronald Hendel


A plea for the complementarity of Literarkritik and literary criticism in biblical scholarship, with a partial genealogy of recent developments, followed by a detailed study of Abram’s journey in Gen 11:27-12:9 in the non-P and P texts. Particular attention is paid to stylistic repetitions and implicit links to other texts, yielding a nexus of foreshadowings and backshadowings in each of the component texts. Conclusions include the viability of this non-P text (formerly known as J) and the P text as continuous sources in the Pentateuch, each with a distinctive poetics.

In: Vetus Testamentum