By Hugh Nibley
Considered through many to be a vintage in LDS literature, Abraham in Egypt is coming again to print in an enlarged variation released in organization with the root for historic examine and Mormon experiences (FARMS). In 1968-1970, Hugh Nibley wrote a chain of articles for the Improvement Era titled "A New examine the Pearl of serious Price." Brother Nibley requested that a few of these articles be made into chapters to be additional to Abraham in Egypt. this is often what constitutes the recent variation; no alterations have been made to the unique chapters. For the articles, Nibley drew from many Jewish and rabbinical assets, whereas his paintings within the first version used to be in accordance with Egyptian material.This booklet defends the publication of Abraham opposed to the critics, displaying the similarities among historic assets and the e-book of Abraham. Nibley's study unearths the non secular message of the publication of Abraham to the trendy global and the Church.
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Abraham the Hospitable Let It Begin with Me Doing the Right Thing The Rivals Ritual as History Kings in Collision Pharaoh’s Misgivings Abraham and Pharaoh in a Strange Setting Pharaoh and Canaan—Visiting Celebrities Pharaoh and Abraham: Where Is Thy Glory? The Common Quest: Kings and Priests O Happy Breed! Records of the Fathers Would Abraham Dare? A Noble Race Others Who Dared: Glory Unlimited Where to Go for a Sabbatical: “The Learning of the Egyptians” The Big Red and White Schoolhouse The Sacrifice of Isaac Types and Shadows The Resurrection Motif The Uncompleted Sacrifice Back to the Lion Couch The Sacrifice of Sarah A Fateful Journey Sarah on the Lion Couch The Humiliation of the King Brother and Sister Sarah on Her Own The Cedar and the Palm: A Romantic Interlude Breaking the Mold All the Court’s a Stage:Facsimile 3, a Royal Mumming What Is Going On in Facsimile 3?
Ed. (Nashville, TN: Broadman, 1973), 1:157. 27 Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, Biblical Literacy: The Most Important People, Events, and Ideas of the Hebrew Bible (New York: Morrow, 1997), 25; Eugene F. Roop, Genesis, Believers Church Bible Commentary (Scottdale, PA: Herald, 1987), 104. 28 Ronald Youngblood, Faith of Our Fathers, A Bible Commentary for Laymen (Glendale, CA: G/L Publications, 1976), 22. 29 Everett Fox, In the Beginning: A New English Rendition of the Book of Genesis (New York: Schocken, 1983), 49.
Abraham in the fire 33. Amenophis II and his bow 34. Bentresh stele 35. Cuneiform letter of Tushratta to Amenophis III 36. Al-Arish naos 37. Colossus on sledge, el-Bersheh tomb 38. Imhotep 39. Amenhotep, son of Hapu 40. Temple of Amenhotep, son of Hapu 41. Queen Hatshepsut on the throne 42. Rekhmire and the forty scrolls of the law 43. The astronomer priest Anen 44. The sacrifice of Isaac from Dura-Europos 45. Ashurbanipal in grape arbor at Nineveh 46. Isaac and phoenix from Strasbourg bestiary 47.