Abraham and Melchizedek (Beihefte Zur Zeitschrift Fur die by Gard Granerød

By Gard Granerød

within the examine at the Pentateuch, Genesis 14 is considered an enigmatic textual content. Being one of many few texts the place Abraham appears relating to global historical past, it may possibly in all likelihood let us know whilst the patriarch lived. therefore, there were makes an attempt to narrate the textual content to ANE archaeology and heritage. besides the fact that, others argue it really is one of many newest additions to the patriarchal narratives– albeit with no arguing completely for it. during this e-book, it really is completely argued for Genesis 14 having originated from scribal job in moment Temple occasions: a number of previous biblical texts have served as templates.

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