Pictured: an authentic ancient portrait of Aseneth dated to the New Kingdom (circa 1400 BCE). Today I taught lesson 12 in Sunday School on Joseph in Egypt. One verse I highlighted was Genesis 41:45. Pharaoh gave Joseph the name Zaphenath-paneah; and he gave him Asenath daughter of Potiphera, priest of On, as his wife. Thus … Read more
My friend Colby Townsend has an excellent post on the Old Testament apocrypha and pseudepigrapha at Rational Faiths. You should check it out! If you’re looking for good translations of the very exciting texts mentioned by Colby, I’d recommend these volumes.