From Joseph to Moses: The Narratives of Exodus 1-2

@article{Baden2012FromJT,
  title={From Joseph to Moses: The Narratives of Exodus 1-2},
  author={Joel S. Baden},
  journal={Vetus Testamentum},
  year={2012},
  volume={62},
  pages={133-158}
}
AbstractIn this paper it is argued that the canonical text of Exodus 1-2 is a compilation of three originally independent narratives belonging to the pentateuchal sources J, E, and P. The text of Exodus 1-2 is divided source-critically, and each individual narrative analyzed on its own terms. Each of these stories contains specific narrative claims that are distinct from that of the canonical text as a whole, and each represents a continuation of the patriarchal narratives into the Exodus… Expand