Kenneth A. Kitchen, “The Patriarchal Age: Myth or History?” BAR 21:02. See also his Ancient Orient and Old Testament (Chicago: InterVarsity Press, 1966), pp. 41–56; The Bible in Its World (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1978), pp. 56–74; and “Genesis 12–50 in the Near Eastern World,” in R. S. Hess, P. E. Satterthwaite and G. J. Wenham, eds., He Swore an Oath: Biblical Themes from Genesis 12–50 (Cambridge: Tyndale House, 1993), pp. 67–92.