Monday, February 20, 2012


“Esau is the only character in this narrative never to receive a word from God. The narrative unmistakably portrays Esau not only as unfit to carry the promise forward but also as unfit to hear a divine word.”—Jacob and the Divine Trickster, page 72

<idle musing>
Really? John, aren't you reading a bit too much into that?
</idle musing>

UPDATE: Typo on my part for the title of the post; thanks to Claude for pointing it out.


Dr. Claude Mariottini said...


A small correction: The title of your post is misspelled. It should be "Esau."

Claude Mariottini

John Anderson said...

No. I don't think I am.