Jacob's Wealth

Jacob's Wealth

An Examination Into the Nature and Role of Material Possessions in the Jacob-Cycle (Gen 25:19-35:29)

eBook - 2011
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Various biblical studies on wealth and poverty have been published over the last thirty years. Some of these studies touch on the wealth of the patriarchs in Genesis 12-50, but they focus predominantly on other parts of the Bible. Scholars who have studied the patriarchal narratives in detail comment on aspects of patriarchal wealth, but do not offer an in-depth analysis of this topic. This book on Jacob 's wealth shows that such an analysis is warranted. In the Jacob story, material possessions and their associated attitudes and actions are essential to understand the various relationship dyn.
Publisher: Leiden : BRILL, 2011
ISBN: 9789004209596
Characteristics: 1 online resource (366 pages)


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