book of j
Write 23 pages (typed, double-spaced) as prompted below.
Hava defies Yahweh; Jacob cheats his brother and, with his mother Rebeccas
help, also deceives his father; Rachel steals from her father and lies about it; Tamar
disguises herself as a prostitute to get pregnant by Judah.
We argued in lecture that part of Js great originality is to use these tales as a
narrative bridge from the creation story with which she begins to the emergence of
Israelite identity in the Egyptian exodus story. In short, she has very clearly gone to a lot
of trouble to write-in these characters as ancestors of her people. Why? Consider: What
sort of idea of morality is operating here? How could these characters be seen as moral
exemplars? Why would one want these people as ones ancestors?
please follow the prompt be careful for plagiarism