Jacob and His Family’s Complexities — Thoughts on Scripture

Genesis 46’s presentation of Jacob’s family tree is a remarkable composition. One of its lists contains an unusual sub-total, which is typically dismissed as an artefact of incompatible traditions, yet is clearly no accident. Its purpose is to draw us into the text and to prompt us to consider its many numerical properties, which embody…

Jacob and His Family’s Complexities — Thoughts on Scripture

Author: Alex Krause

Education: BA, M.Div., BBA Profession: Carpenter (retired)

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