A PLACE FOR HAGAR'S SON: Ishmael as a Case Study in the Priestly Tradition by John T. NobleA PLACE FOR HAGAR'S SON: Ishmael as a Case Study in the Priestly Tradition by John T. Noble

A PLACE FOR HAGAR'S SON: Ishmael as a Case Study in the Priestly Tradition

byJohn T. Noble

Hardcover | August 11, 2016

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Hagar and Ishmael are portrayed in ambivalent ways: dispossessed, yet protected; abandoned, yet given promises that rival those of the covenant with Abraham. John T. Noble argues that conventional characterizations of the Priestly writers' theology have failed to take into account the significance of these two 'non-chosen' figures. Noble carefully examines their roles and depictions in Genesis and concludes that Ishmael is a key figure whose ambiguous status requires a rethinking of the goals and values of the Priestly work.
Title:A PLACE FOR HAGAR'S SON: Ishmael as a Case Study in the Priestly TraditionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:192 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:August 11, 2016Publisher:AUGSBURG FORTRESSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1506402003

ISBN - 13:9781506402000

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