Monday, December 10, 2018

Why did Genesis like Egypt?

PROF. SUSAN NIDITCH: Why the Joseph Story Portrays Egypt Positively (
In the Joseph story, the Egyptian officials, including Pharaoh, are kind and wise. Joseph himself shaves his beard, puts on Egyptian clothes, takes an Egyptian name, and marries the daughter of an Egyptian priest. Nothing in the text implies that the author thinks any of this is problematic.

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