Megan Warner, DTheol (2012), University of Divinity (Melbourne), is Teaching Fellow at King’s College London. She has published widely on Genesis and the Pentateuch and is the author of Abraham: A journey through Lent (SPCK, 2015).
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Table of contents
Foreword by Mark G. Brett
List of Tables
1 The Deuteronomist in Genesis?
A Brief Overview of the History of Proposals concerning Deuteronom(ist)ic Editing in Genesis
Outline of the Present Study
The Four Passages as Additional to Their Context
The Four Passages as Deuteronom(ist)ic
The Characterization of Text as Post-Deuteronomistic/Post-Priestly
Structure of the Book
2 Land, People and Torah
Gen 26:1–11 The Ancestress in Danger – Again
Gen 26:12–22 ‘Now Yahweh has Made Room for Us and We Shall be Fruitful in the Land’
Gen 26:23–25 From There He Went Up to Beersheba
Gen 26:26–33 Abimelech and Isaac Exchange Oaths
Gen 26:34–35 And They Caused Bitterness of Spirit for Isaac and Rebekah
Gen 26:3–5 The Late Addition
Reading Gen 26:3–5 in the Context of Genesis 26
3 The Heir in Danger
Genesis 20 Ironies, Half-Truths and Flawed Assumptions
Gen 21:1–7 The Birth of Isaac
Gen 21:8–12 The Expulsion of Hagar and Ishmael
Gen 21:22–34 Abimelech and Abraham Exchange Oaths
Gen 22:1–14 The Binding of Isaac
Gen 22:15–18 The Late Addition
Gen 22:19 So Abraham Returned to His Young Men …
Reading in Context
4 Righteousness and Justice
Gen 18:1–16 The Visitors
Gen 18:17–19 The Additional Passage
Gen 18:20–22 ‘I Must Go Down and See’
Genesis 19 Lot’s Hospitality and the Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah
Gen 18:23–33 Then Abraham Came Near
Reading in Context
5 ‘And He Believed Him’
Gen 15:1–6 Descendants
Gen 15:7–21 Land
Reading Genesis 15 in Context
6 Re-Imagining Abraham: A Deuteronom(ist)ic Project?
The Four Passages as a Group
Re-Imagining Abraham: A Democratizing Project
Re-Imagining Abraham: Abraham as Future Hope
Re-Imagining Abraham: Abraham and the Nations
Are the Four Passages Deuteronom(ist)ic?
If Not D, Then...?
Index of Ancient Sources