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The Resource Abraham : the first historical biography, David Rosenberg

Abraham : the first historical biography, David Rosenberg

Label
Abraham : the first historical biography
Title
Abraham
Title remainder
the first historical biography
Statement of responsibility
David Rosenberg
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • heb
  • eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rosenberg, David
Dewey number
  • 222/.11092
  • B
Index
index present
Language note
Includes author's English translation of Hebrew texts from the book of Genesis about Abraham
LC call number
BS580.A3
LC item number
R634 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abraham
  • Patriarchs (Bible)
  • Sumer
  • Middle Eastern literature
  • J document (Biblical criticism)
  • E document (Biblical criticism)
Label
Abraham : the first historical biography, David Rosenberg
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip066/2006001687.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The history of Abraham -- Out of Sumer -- The original audience in Jerusalem -- What will history be now? -- A portable culture -- The meaning of journeys -- The call -- The education of Abraham -- Contracts -- The journey -- Promised Land -- The witness -- The cosmic theater in Ur and Harran -- Arranging a child -- The court of the world -- Acting out the drama -- The survivors -- The influence of the writing prophets -- Inheritance and the threat of extinction -- Death and burial
Control code
ocm63116993
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvii, 342 p.
Isbn
9780465070947
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006001687
Other control number
9780465070947
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i0465070949
  • i0465070949
Label
Abraham : the first historical biography, David Rosenberg
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip066/2006001687.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The history of Abraham -- Out of Sumer -- The original audience in Jerusalem -- What will history be now? -- A portable culture -- The meaning of journeys -- The call -- The education of Abraham -- Contracts -- The journey -- Promised Land -- The witness -- The cosmic theater in Ur and Harran -- Arranging a child -- The court of the world -- Acting out the drama -- The survivors -- The influence of the writing prophets -- Inheritance and the threat of extinction -- Death and burial
Control code
ocm63116993
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvii, 342 p.
Isbn
9780465070947
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006001687
Other control number
9780465070947
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i0465070949
  • i0465070949

Library Locations

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