It is reasonably clear that the story of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob found in Genesis 12–50 is presented as a historical narrative (regardless of what one thinks about the actual historicity of the story). But what are we to make of Genesis 1–11? Would the original audience have understood these chapters in the same manner as…
Month: January 2015
Was Elihu Right?
JESOT 3.2 is now live and includes my article entitled “Was Elihu Right?” In it I discuss the contribution of Elihu in the Book of Job, so check it out: http://jesot.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/M.-Shields-JESOT-3.2.pdf The “prequel” to this article (entitled “Malevolent of Mysterious”) is also available for download from Tyndale Bulletin: http://www.tyndalehouse.com/Bulletin/61=2010/5%20Shields.pdf