Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.
Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding.
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).