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Reading Genesis 1-2 : an evangelical conversation

Author: Richard Averbeck
Publisher: Peabody, Massachusetts : Hendrickson Publishers, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Old Testament scholars come together in this one-of-a-kind book to share diverse views on Genesis. Seven specialists in Old Testament theology and interpretation come together to offer a variety of needed biblical perspectives and insights on how to interpret the first two chapters of Genesis correctly. Evangelical scholars, college and seminary professors (and their students), and pastors will benefit from this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Averbeck
ISBN: 9781598568882 1598568884
OCLC Number: 820632253
Description: xxi, 240 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / J. Daryl Charles --
Introduction / Victor P. Hamilton --
Part one : Five views on interpreting Genesis 1-2. A literary day, inter-textual, and contextual reading of Genesis 1-2 / Richard E. Averbeck --
Four responses to chapter one --
Reading Genesis 1-2 : a literal approach / Todd S. Beall --
Four responses to chapter two --
Reading Genesis 1-2 with the grain : analogical days / C. John Collins --
Four responses to chapter three --
What Genesis 1-2 teaches (and what it doesn't) / Tremper Longman III --
Four responses to chapter four --
Reading Genesis 1 as ancient cosmology / John H. Walton --
Four responses to chapter five --
Part two : Reading Genesis now. Teaching Genesis 1 at a Christian college / Kenneth J. Turner --
Unresolved major questions : evangelicals and Genesis 1-2 / Jud Davis.
Responsibility: Richard Averbeck, Todd Beall, C. John Collins, Jud Davis, Victor P. Hamilton, Tremper Longman III, Kenneth J. Turner, John Walton ; editor J. Daryl Charles.

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Seven Old Testament scholars from a variety of different perspectives come together to offer a critical and comparative assessment of the early Genesis narratives.  Read more...

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