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“The Living God” and the Provenance of Joseph and Aseneth

Jill Hicks-Keeton

in Arguing with Aseneth: Gentile Access to Israel's Living God in Jewish Antiquity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190878993
eISBN:
9780190879020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878993.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

Chapter 1 addresses the disputed date and provenance of Joseph and Aseneth. The question of whether the tale is “Jewish or Christian?” is the central frame in which its provenance has traditionally ... More


Arguing with Aseneth: Gentile Access to Israel's Living God in Jewish Antiquity

Jill Hicks-Keeton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190878993
eISBN:
9780190879020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878993.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

Arguing with Aseneth shows how the ancient romance Joseph and Aseneth moves a minor character in Genesis from obscurity to renown, weaving a new story whose main purpose was to intervene in ancient ... More


Introduction

Jill Hicks-Keeton

in Arguing with Aseneth: Gentile Access to Israel's Living God in Jewish Antiquity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190878993
eISBN:
9780190879020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878993.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

The Introduction claims that the ancient romance Joseph and Aseneth moves a minor character in Genesis from obscurity to renown, weaving a new story whose main purpose was to intervene in ancient ... More


Executing Boundaries: Israel’s “Living God” in Deuteronomy and the Deuteronomistic History

Jill Hicks-Keeton

in Arguing with Aseneth: Gentile Access to Israel's Living God in Jewish Antiquity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190878993
eISBN:
9780190879020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878993.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

Chapter 3 makes a new suggestion about the categories of inclusion operative in Joseph and Aseneth: Aseneth is anachronistically incorporated into the covenant forged by Israel’s “living God” at ... More


Narratives of Life, Death, and the “Living God” in Hellenistic Judaism

Jill Hicks-Keeton

in Arguing with Aseneth: Gentile Access to Israel's Living God in Jewish Antiquity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190878993
eISBN:
9780190879020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878993.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

An investigation into the appearances of the epithet “living God” in Esther OG, 3 Maccabees, and both versions of Greek Daniel (OG and TH) reveals that Greek-speaking Jewish authors understood and ... More


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