Table of contents for Abraham : the first historical biography / David Rosenberg.

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T A B L E O F C O N T E N T S
 
PROLOGUE			Man at the Crossroads
	P A R T I : T H E O V E R V I E W
CHAPTER ONE		The History of Abraham
CHAPTER TWO		Out of Sumer
CHAPTER THREE		The Original Audience in Jerusalem
CHAPTER FOUR		What Will History Be Now?
	
	P A R T I I : T H E E D U C A T I O N
CHAPTER FIVE		A Portable Culture
CHAPTER SIX		The Meaning of Journeys
CHAPTER SEVEN		The Call 		
CHAPTER EIGHT		The Education of Abraham 
CHAPTER NINE		Contracts
	P A R T I I I : T H E J O U R N E Y 
CHAPTER TEN		The Journey 		
CHAPTER ELEVEN	 	Promised Land 
CHAPTER TWELVE		The Witness 				
CHAPTER THIRTEEN	The Cosmic Theater in Ur and Harran 
CHAPTER FOURTEEN	Arranging a Child 
CHAPTER FIFTEEN		The Court of the World 
CHAPTER SIXTEEN 	Acting Out the Drama
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN	The Survivors
CHAPTER EIGHTEEN	The Influence of the Writing Prophets 
CHAPTER NINETEEN	Inheritance and the Threat of Extinction 
EPILOGUE		Death and Burial 
APPENDICES	Chronology
Essential Notes in the Margin
Selected Bibliographical Notes
Chapter and Verse: On Translating Faithfully
Acknowledgments
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Abraham (Biblical patriarch).
Patriarchs (Bible) -- Biography.
Sumer -- Religion.
Middle Eastern literature -- Relation to the Old Testament.
Bible. O.T. Genesis XI-XXV, 11 -- History of Biblical events.
J document (Biblical criticism).
E document (Biblical criticism).