Inquiring of Joseph
By (author) John Kaltner
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Inquiring of Joseph by John Kaltner
Book DescriptionThe account of Joseph that is found in Genesis 37-50 is one of the most well-known stories in the Bible. Its classic rags-to-riches plot explores themes that have intrigued people throughout history: murder, betrayal, sibling rivalry, greed, natural disaster, and mistaken identity. In Inquiring of Joseph, John Kaltner shows there's more than one way to tell this story--and both are worth reading. Inquiring of Joseph puts the biblical Joseph in conversation with his Qur'anic self. The Islamic text is a clear parallel to the biblical story in the events of Joseph's life, but there are some important differences between them that result in two distinct versions of the tale. This interface allows for a new understanding of the familiar biblical tradition as aspects that are often missed become more prominent and puzzling elements are seen in a new light. Chapters are "Introduction," "Joseph the Sign (Qur'an 12:1-20; Genesis 37)," "Joseph the Servant (Qur'an 12:21-34; Genesis 39:1-19)," "Joseph the Truthful One (Qur'an 12:35-53; Genesis 39:20-41:36)," "Joseph the Intelligent Custodian (Qur'an 12:54-68; Genesis 41:37-43:15)," "Joseph the Possessor of Knowledge (Qur'an 12:69-86; Genesis 43:16-44:34)," and "Joseph the Brother (Qur'an 12:87-101; Genesis 45:1-28)."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780814651537
(229mm x 152mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Michael Glazier Inc
Publisher: Michael Glazier Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author John Kaltner
Islam, Paperback (October 2016)
This revised and expanded edition of a trusted text offers updated information about Islam in an accessible and sympathetic presentation. Kaltner presents Islam as first and foremost a religion of practices. Showing the deep humanism of Islam and its most cherished commitments, Kaltner corrects many misconceptions about Islam.
Introducing the Qur'an, Paperback (February 2011)
Award-winning professor John Kaltners new work offers a general introduction and orientation to the Quran. It surveys the origin, structure, contents, study, and use of Islams sacred text. Offering selective rather than comprehensive coverage, the work allows for discussion and analysis of specific themes and issues of interest to modern readers.
Uncensored Bible, Paperback (July 2009)» View all books by John Kaltner
Now in paperback: a shocking, hilarious, and thought-provoking collection of the most recent, compelling, and racy interpretations of the Bible from the newest voices of Bible scholarship.
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