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By Eugene E. Carpenter

A Biblical Itinerary is devoted to George Coats, former Professor of previous testomony at Lexington Theological Seminary, Kentucky and writer of uprising within the wasteland, From Canaan to Egypt, and Moses: Heroic guy, guy of God, and different books. The essays amassed the following, reflecting lots of George Coats's pursuits, comprise 'Structure and which means within the Sinai-Horeb Narrative' (Joseph Blenkinsopp), 'Biblical and Early Islamic Moses' (Malcolm Clark), 'What Does the Bible Say? a query of textual content and Canon' (David Gunn), 'On the duty of outdated testomony Theology' (Rolf Knierim); 'Scripture and the Formation of Christian identification' (Roy Melugin); 'Some Reflections at the Canonical Moses: Moses and Abraham' (Rolf Rendtorff), and different papers via Trent Butler, Eugene wood worker, James Crenshaw, John Roffey, Lawson Stone, Gene Tucker and John Van Seters.

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Ps. 18) by superscriptions which are later than the date of composition of the psalm. European scholarship has gone beyond the traditional Muslim dating to distinguish an early, middle, and late Meccan period. Criteria are both stylistic and content based. The most common European dating is that by Noldeke. M. Watt and R. Bell, Introduction to the Qur'an (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1970), pp. 108-20. This is an extensive reworking of Bell's earlier book of the same name. Cf. also the table on pp.

Of course, Ibn Ishaq presumes that readers of his Sirah would be constantly referring, at least mentally, to the appropriate passages of the Qur'an. NARRATIVE FORM CRITICISM: DEAD OR ALIVE? Trent Butler Narratives in the Old Testament deserve serious attention as examples of ancient literary art. This assertion may appear to be obvious. Yet, its importance as an assumption for form-critical analysis and the difficulties experienced by contemporary cultures in taking it seriously require its consideration at the beginning of this introduction.

CLARK Biblical and Early Islamic Moses 35 number of other elements present in the Bible and in the Sirah which are either not present or not explicit in the Qur'an. 1) The genealogy of Moses and the link to the time of Joseph and the patriarchs. 2) The instruction to the midwives (not just two Hebrew midwives as in Exodus) to kill all male Hebrew children. The threat to the male children had been mentioned in the Qur'an but only as a reaction of Pharaoh to the initial confrontation with the grown Moses.

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