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The genesis of perfection : Adam and Eve in Jewish and Christian imagination

Author: Gary A Anderson
Publisher: Louisville : Westminster John Knox Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This book explores both Jewish and Christian readings of the account of Adam and Eve and charts how human ends are configured by human beginnings.
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Named Person: Adam, (Biblical figure); Eve, (Biblical figure)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary A Anderson
ISBN: 0664224032 9780664224035 066422699X 9780664226992
OCLC Number: 46641917
Description: xx, 257 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Was Adam Jewish? Was Eve Mary? --
1. Fall of Satan and the Elevation of Adam --
2. Where Did Adam Know Eve? --
3. How Did Adam Know Eve? --
4. Mary As Second Eve --
5. Is Eve the Problem? --
6. Garments of Skin --
7. Punishment of Penance for Adam and Eve? --
8. Genesis of Perfection --
Afterword: Adam, Eve, and Us --
App. A. Biblical Origins and the Fall --
App. B. Genesis 1-3: Annotated Text --
App. C. Life to Adam and Eve: Text --
App. D. Gospel of Nicodemus.
Responsibility: Gary A. Anderson.

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In a book that will appeal to both Jews and Christians, a professor of the Old Testament at Harvard Divinity School explores the story of Adam and Eve and its perspectives on the problem of evil, the  Read more...

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Introduction : Was Adam Jewish? Was Eve Mary? -- 1. Fall of Satan and the elevation of Adam -- 2. Where did Adam know Eve? -- 3. How did Adam know Eve? -- 4. Mary as second Eve -- 5. Is Eve the problem? -- 6. Garments of skin -- 7. Punishment of penance for Adam and Eve? -- The genesis of perfection -- Afterword : Adam, Eve, and us -- Glossary -- APPENDICES -- Biblical origins and the fall -- Genesis 1-3: annotated text -- Life of Adam and Eve : text -- Gospel of Nicodemus

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