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The Resource Abraham : the first historical biography, David Rosenberg

Abraham : the first historical biography, David Rosenberg

Label
Abraham : the first historical biography
Title
Abraham
Title remainder
the first historical biography
Statement of responsibility
David Rosenberg
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • heb
  • eng
Summary
Draws on Judaic, Christian, and Islamic writings to chronicle the life of Abraham, who forms the common root of the three religions, and reveals that the Bible story of Abraham is actually the oldest historical biography
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rosenberg, David
Dewey number
  • 222/.11092
  • B
Index
index present
Language note
Includes author's English translation of Hebrew texts from the book of Genesis about Abraham
LC call number
BS580.A3
LC item number
R634 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
000129765
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abraham
  • Abraham
  • Abraham
  • Patriarchs (Bible)
  • Sumer
  • Middle Eastern literature
  • J document (Biblical criticism)
  • E document (Biblical criticism)
  • Genesis (bijbelboek)
  • Culturen
  • Soemerisch
Label
Abraham : the first historical biography, David Rosenberg
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-321) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contracts
  • The journey
  • Promised Land
  • The witness
  • The cosmic theater in Ur and Harran
  • Arranging a child
  • The court of the world
  • Acting out the drama
  • The survivors
  • The influence of the writing prophets
  • The history of Abraham
  • Inheritance and the threat of extinction
  • Death and burial
  • Out of Sumer
  • The original audience in Jerusalem
  • What will history be now?
  • A portable culture
  • The meaning of journeys
  • The call
  • The education of Abraham
Control code
ocm63116993
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 342 pages
Isbn
9780465070947
Lccn
2006001687
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o63116993
  • (OCoLC)63116993
Label
Abraham : the first historical biography, David Rosenberg
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-321) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contracts
  • The journey
  • Promised Land
  • The witness
  • The cosmic theater in Ur and Harran
  • Arranging a child
  • The court of the world
  • Acting out the drama
  • The survivors
  • The influence of the writing prophets
  • The history of Abraham
  • Inheritance and the threat of extinction
  • Death and burial
  • Out of Sumer
  • The original audience in Jerusalem
  • What will history be now?
  • A portable culture
  • The meaning of journeys
  • The call
  • The education of Abraham
Control code
ocm63116993
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 342 pages
Isbn
9780465070947
Lccn
2006001687
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o63116993
  • (OCoLC)63116993

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