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Joseph and His Brothers: From In the Beginning by Sholem Asch

Joseph and His Brothers: From In the Beginning by Sholem Asch

African American poet Arna Bontemps (1902–1973) continues his narration of Bible stories for children as written by Polish-Jewish playwright Sholem Asch (1880–1957). This recording focuses on the many trials of Joseph’s life: being sold for twenty pieces of silver, his imprisonment in Egypt, how he came to rule over Egypt, and his eventual reunion with his brothers. Transcripts for all tracks are included in the liner notes. This recording is the companion to In the Beginning: Bible Stories for Children by Sholem Asch (FW07105).

Track Listing

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Joseph and His Brothers Arna Bontemps 6:39
102
Joseph in Egypt Arna Bontemps 2:41
103
Joseph in Prison Arna Bontemps 4:03
104
Joseph is Made Ruler Over Egypt (part 1) Arna Bontemps 4:38
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Joseph Is Made Ruler Over Egypt (Continued) Arna Bontemps 2:52
202
The Brothers In Egypt Arna Bontemps 7:09
203
The Return of the Brothers to Canaan Arna Bontemps 2:04
204
Benjamin in Egypt Arna Bontemps 1:55
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Joseph Makes Himself Known To His Brothers Arna Bontemps 4:29

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