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Moses [electronic resource] : heroic man, man of God / George W. Coats.

By: Coats, George W.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 57.Publisher: Sheffield : JSOT Press, c1988Description: 1 online resource (250 p.).ISBN: 9780567594204 (electronic bk.); 0567594203 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Moses (Biblical leader) | Bible. Old Testament -- Biography | Moses (Prophet) | Mo�ise (Chef biblique) | Bible. A.T. Exode -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Religious | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament | Heldensagen | Exodus (bijbelboek) | Bible O.T Exodus Moses (Prophet)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Moses.DDC classification: 222/.1092 | B Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION; Chapter 2 THE BIRTH TALE AND THE MOSES-MIDIANITE TRADITION; Chapter 3 THE VOCATION TALES: EXODUS 3.1-4.31; 6.2-7.7; Chapter 4 MOSES' DEALINGS WITH THE PHARAOH: EXODUS 5.1-12.36; Chapter 5 GOD'S AID TO ISRAEL IN THE WILDERNESS; Chapter 6 MOSAIC LEGENDS; Chapter 7 MOSES IN THE SINAI TRADITIONS: EXODUS 19-34; Chapter 8 THE MOSES DEATH TRADITIONS; Chapter 9 HEROIC MAN AND MAN OF GOD; Chapter 10 SETTING AND INTENTION FOR THE SAGA; Chapter 11 THE MOSES TRADITIONS BEYOND THE SAGA; Chapter 12 CONCLUSION; Notes; Index of Biblical References; Index of Authors.
Summary: Dr Coats, widely recognized for his work over two decades on the Pentateuchal traditions, here presents us with his distinctive portrait of Moses. George Coats identifies two strands in the Moses tradition, the tradition of the hero who represents the people of God, and that of the 'man of God', distinctly unheroic in folkloristic terms, who represents God to the people. This duality in the portrayal of Moses becomes evident already in the call narrative of Exodus 3, a narrative that should not be divided between J and E but reflects the most ancient perception of the character Moses and his s.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [236]-242) and index.

Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION; Chapter 2 THE BIRTH TALE AND THE MOSES-MIDIANITE TRADITION; Chapter 3 THE VOCATION TALES: EXODUS 3.1-4.31; 6.2-7.7; Chapter 4 MOSES' DEALINGS WITH THE PHARAOH: EXODUS 5.1-12.36; Chapter 5 GOD'S AID TO ISRAEL IN THE WILDERNESS; Chapter 6 MOSAIC LEGENDS; Chapter 7 MOSES IN THE SINAI TRADITIONS: EXODUS 19-34; Chapter 8 THE MOSES DEATH TRADITIONS; Chapter 9 HEROIC MAN AND MAN OF GOD; Chapter 10 SETTING AND INTENTION FOR THE SAGA; Chapter 11 THE MOSES TRADITIONS BEYOND THE SAGA; Chapter 12 CONCLUSION; Notes; Index of Biblical References; Index of Authors.

Dr Coats, widely recognized for his work over two decades on the Pentateuchal traditions, here presents us with his distinctive portrait of Moses. George Coats identifies two strands in the Moses tradition, the tradition of the hero who represents the people of God, and that of the 'man of God', distinctly unheroic in folkloristic terms, who represents God to the people. This duality in the portrayal of Moses becomes evident already in the call narrative of Exodus 3, a narrative that should not be divided between J and E but reflects the most ancient perception of the character Moses and his s.

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