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2ff. as something quite new, must 107. J. Astruc, Conjectures sur les memoires originaux dont il parait que Moyse s'est servipour composer le livre de la Genese (Brussels: Chez Fricx, 1753). 108. L. ; Halle: Schwimmelpfennig, 1806-1807) (trans. T. ; Boston: Little, Brown, 1843]), H. Hupfield's Die Quellen der Genesis und die Art ihrer Zusammensetzung von neuem untersucht (Berlin: Wieganat und Grieben, 1853) and, most especially, J. Wellhausen's Geschichte Israels: Erster Band—Prolegomena zur Geschichte Israels (Berlin: G.
ANF, I, pp. 258ff. 9. S. Siker, Disinheriting the Jews: Abraham in Early Christian Controversy (Louisville, KY: Westminster / John Knox Press, 1991), pp. 163-84. 10. ANF,ll,p. 341. 11. R. Hay ward [Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995]) is noticeably silent on this issue. 12. NPNF,First Series, II, pp. 318ff. Augustine's interpretation is discussed in Section 4 below. 13. Cf. H. Lowe [London: Hebrew Compendium, 1928]), pp. 174, 187. 14. Cf. N. M. Silver, Ibn Ezra's Commentary on the Pentateuch: Genesis (Bereshit) (New York: Menorah, 1988), pp.
The story begins again this time with Sarai as mother (v. 19), not simply Abram as father. In a new moment for God, he reveals a new name and shapes a somewhat different future. This new divine identity, correlating with newly shaped promises, associates with QQ both Abraham and Sarah, who are also given new names. In Fretheim's analysis, Genesis 17 represents not only a renewal of the covenant established in Genesis 15, but also a substantial modification of that covenant. The covenant is not simply reiterated; it is radically revised!