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Aptowitzer, V. "Malkizedek. Zu den Sagen der Agada." MGWJ 70 (1926): 93-113.

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Beck, E. "Die Gestalt des Abraham am Wendepunket der Entwicklung Muhammeds. Analyse von Sure 2,118 (124)-135 (141)." Le Museon 65 (1952): 73-94.

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Bell, R. "The Sacrifice of Ishmael." TGUOS 10: 29-31.

Bennett, C. "Is Isaac without Ishmael Complete? A Nineteenth-century Debate Revisited." Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations 2 (1991): 42-55.

Bijlefeld, W. A. "Controversies around the Quranic Ibrahim Narrative and its 'Orientalist' Interpretations." MW 72 (1982): 81-94.

Blenkinsopp, J. "Abraham and the Righteous of Sodom." JJS 33 (1982): 119-132.

Blenkinsopp, J. "Biographical Patterns in Biblical Narrative." JSOT 20 (1981): 27-46.

Blum. E. Die Komposition der Vatergeschichte. WMANT 57. Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 1984.

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Feldman, L. "Josephus as a Biblical Interpreter of the Aqedah." JQR 75 (1985): 211-230.

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Firestone, R. "Difficulties in Keeping a Beautiful Wife." JJS 42 (1991): 196-214.

Firestone, R. "Prophethood, Marriageable Consanguinity, and Text: The Problem of Abraham and Sarah's Kinship Relationship and the Response of Jewish and Islamic Exegesis." JQR 83 (1993): 331-347.

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